Temple police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a man and left two other people injured early Saturday morning.

Temple PD Media Relations Specialist Cody Weems reports that the collision occurred in the 5600 block of Southwest HK Dodgen Loop around 4:15 AM.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the fatally injured man, identified as 53-year-old Quinton Raeford, was travelling in the wrong direction and hit the oncoming vehicle. As of late Saturday morning, Raeford's family had been notified of his passing.

Two other people involved in the crash were transported to Baylor Scott and White Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Temple PD's Accident Reconstruction Unit was investigating the scene of the crash throughout the morning.

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