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2 drivers killed in wrong-way crash on I-635, Mesquite police say

One driver was going southbound in the northbound lanes, police said.
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Two people were killed in a wrong-way crash on the 19600 block of northbound I-635 on Wednesday, according to Mesquite police. 

A driver behind the wheel of a 1998 Honda Civic was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when they hit a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, police said a preliminary investigation revealed. 

The crash happened just after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police had been responding to a call about the wrong-way driver on northbound I-635 when the crash occurred. 

Officials are working to notify next of kin.