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02/04/03 - Near Gilmer

Fatal Accident in Upshur County

   An East Texan died in an accident Tuesday involving a school bus and a truck.

   It happened on FM 852, about two miles west of Gilmer. The GMC truck rear-ended a Gilmer ISD school bus that had stopped to let a student out. The passenger in the truck, 19 year old Michael McKenzie Dodd of Gilmer died on the scene. The driver, 22 year old Jared Dawson, was injured, but is in good condition.

   All of the eleven students on the bus went home uninjured.

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