Young newlyweds killed in car crash just minutes after their wedding

A young newlywed couple has died in a horrific car crash moments after they were married.

Texas man Harley Joe Morgan, 19, and his 20-year-old bride, Rhiannon Boudreaux Morgan, were married on Friday.

But as they were pulling out of the driveway about 3pm (local time), the ute Harley was driving crashed into another car towing a tractor killing himself and his wife.

They both died at the scene. The other driver wasn’t hurt.

Harley Joe Morgan, 19, and his 20-year-old wife, Rhiannon Boudreaux Morgan, were killed not long after this photo was taken. Source: Facebook/ Christina Fontenot

Harley’s mum Kennia Lashawna Morgan told US news station KFDM the couple had been married for five minutes.

She added she witnessed the crash which claimed the life of her son and his high school sweetheart.

"I witnessed my own worst nightmare," Ms Morgan told KFDM-TV.

"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 car Harley was driving sits smashed on the roadside. Source: KFDM-TV

Ms Morgan along with the marriage celebrant were present at the scene as police brought over items including a blood-soaked bouquet and the marriage licence, Beaumont Enterprise reported.

"The only thing they wanted was to get married and start their life," Ms Morgan told the newspaper.

"The two of them had so many dreams and they wanted their family surrounding them.”

It is not known if the driver faces any charges.

With The Associated Press

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