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Accidents claim lives of two East Texans

By Bob Hallmark - email

GREGG COUNTY (KLTV) - Two East Texans are killed this weekend after two separate auto accidents.

In Gregg County around 4:50 yesterday afternoon off of FM 1639 just south of Highway 31, 52 year old Lester Sanders of Kilgore was killed. Officials say he drove off the road, over corrected, then drove off the road again, hitting a tree. A passenger in his car was taken to the hospital.

Another fatal crash happened last night around 6:30 on highway 322, 10 miles northeast of Henderson. DPS says 30 year old Kevin Jones of Longview veered in front of an oncoming vehicle, causing the crash.  Jones was killed. The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.

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