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16-year-old killed in head-on collision, 2 hospitalized

ANDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

ANDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A head on collision has claimed the life of a 16-year-old Cayuga student.

DPS reports that Lindsey Marie Lemon, 16, was a passenger in a car driven by her brother Michael Lemon, 21. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Michael Lemon is hospitalized at ETMC in Tyler. The driver of the other vehicle, Roy Lee Harper, is in ICU at ETMC in Tyler.

DPS says the accident is under investigation, but it appears Harper crossed the center line, Lemon then swerved to avoid hitting Harper, but both vehicles ended up in the middle of the highway and hit head on.

The fatal wreck occurred Tuesday at 5:22pm on FM 2706 in the Bethel community in Anderson county.

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