An accident near La Salle County claimed the lives of four men from the Coastal Bend area early Wednesday morning.

According to Department of Public Safety troopers, the accident happened just after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on I-35, near mile marker 72. Investigators said the men, who were traveling to work together in a truck, crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler that was parked on the side of the road.

The four men who were killed were 28-year old Daniel Arredondo, 29-year old Pedro Longoria and 19-year old Richard Cuerva, all from Beeville, as well as 19-year old Reynaldo Jimenez from Skidmore.

Investigators are currently looking into what caused the truck to crash into the 18-wheeler.