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Deadly Head-on Crash In Upshur County

   As many as three people are thought to have died in a fiery head-on collision on Highway 271 in Upshur County. It happened around 7:30 on 271, north of Gilmer and just south of the town of Bettie.

   DPS officers say a pick-up and a van collided head-on. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene and there are reports two others may have died as a result of the crash. The names of the victims are not being released until next of kin are notified.  The accident is under investigation.

   Bob Hallmark, reporting.
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