A three-vehicle crash claimed the lives of a Breckenridge couple Tuesday on State Highway 351, in Shackelford County between Albany and Abilene.
Elaine Keith Glenn, 75, and James Melvin Glenn, 79, were traveling south on SH 351 when their 2012 Nissan SUV was struck in a head-on collision.
The couple were pronounced dead at the scene by Shackelford County Justice of the Peace James Breeden.
The bodies were transported to Abilene Professional Services.
The Nissan SUV, driven by Elaine Glenn, was hit head-on by a 1997 Ford van driven by Joshua Brian Rudder, 27, of Buffalo Gap.
Behind the van was a 2001 Dodge pickup driven by Elizabeth Blalock of Converse and occupied by passenger Karen Elizabeth Skoruppa-Key of Albany.
According to the report by Department of Public Safety trooper Charles D. Hoover II of Abilene, the Ford van drifted into the southbound lane and collided with the Nissan. The SUV then spun counterclockwise and collided with the Dodge pickup.
The Ford van came to rest in the west barrow ditch, fell on its right side and came to rest facing south, while the Nissan and Dodge came to rest in the middle of the roadway.
Rudder, Blalock and Skoruppa-Key were all taken to Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene with unknown injuries.
Rudder and Blalock are still in the hospital in fair condition, and Skoruppa-Key was treated in the emergency room and released.
The speed limit at the crash site on SH 351 was posted at 75 mph.
Road conditions were wet and rainy, according to the trooper's report but the cause of the crash is still under investigation. All five individuals were wearing seat belts.
Services for the Glenn couple will be at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church-Breckenridge.
The couple had three children. Both graduated from Breckenridge High School and attended First Baptist Church.
James Glenn retired from Texas Electric in 1992.
Elaine Glenn was active in the Stephens Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and was active in Sunday School and youth activities at FBC. She also was a breast cancer survivor.