Three Teens Killed In Tyler County Wreck

Three Jefferson County teens were killed and two other injured in a one-vehicle wreck on

Highway 287 in Woodville yesterday morning. The car they were in left the highway and

struck multiple telephone poles. 17-year old Natalee Merriman, 17-year old Nick Breaux,

and 15-year old Waylon Paul were all pronounced dead at the scene. According to a press

release from the Nederland School District, all three were former students in the school

district. The driver of the car, Christopher Wedegeworth was airlifted to Christus St.

Elizabeth Hospital. Another passenger, Kristopher Kaye was treated and released. The

investigation into the wreck continues.

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