Newlyweds killed in horrific car crash just minutes after wedding ceremony

A pair of high school sweethearts were killed in a tragic car crash just minutes after their wedding ceremony. Harley Joe Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux Morgan, 20, both from Vidor, knew each other since their schooldays and married in an intimate ceremony at a courtroom in Orange County, Texas on Friday, KFDM[1] reports. Harley drove a 2004 Chevrolet out of the venue, with his wife seated in the passenger seat of the vehicle.

Just as the couple pulled out on to the road, they collided into a 2015 Ford F-250 pickup truck towing a trailer and carrying a tractor, police said.

Harley Joe Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux Morgan, 20 took their vows on Friday

They were both pronounced dead at the scene. The man driving the pick up truck did not suffer any injuries.

Newlyweds killed in horrific car crash just minutes after wedding ceremonyThey collided into a pick up truck just after pulling out from the drive way

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The groom’s mother Lashawna Morgan, and sister Christina Fontenot were driving behind the couple and witnessed the crash. Lashawna told KDFM: “Those two babies.

The only thing that they wanted was to get married and start their life. The two of them had so many dreams.” Lashawna added: “I watched my baby die.

I’m still wearing my son’s blood because I was trying my best to rip him and her out of the car.

Newlyweds killed in horrific car crash just minutes after wedding ceremonyPolice are now investigating the crash Newlyweds killed in horrific car crash just minutes after wedding ceremonyThe groom’s mother Lashawna Morgan and sister, Christina Fontenot witnessed the tragic crash

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“I witnessed my own worst nightmare. That’s an image that will haunt me the rest of my life. I won’t forget it.

It will never go away. I will see that truck hit my baby and kill my baby every night of my life, the rest of the time that I’m on earth.” The groom’s sister, Christina Fontenot, said the newly weds were planning on having a bigger ceremony by the end of the year.

The Orange Police Department Detective Division is investigating the crash.

References

  1. ^ KFDM (kfdm.com)

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