Weekend accident claims life of Troup teenager

TROUP, TX (KLTV) - A one vehicle accident in northern Cherokee County has left one person dead.

The accident happened just after 7:20 Saturday night on Cherokee County Road 4625, just east of Troup.

Dead at the scene was Caleb Benjamin Turner, 19, of Troup.

Investigators say the pickup was heading southwest when it left the road to the east. The driver over corrected and came back across and off on the west side of the road, striking a tree.

The Department of Public Safety report says he was not wearing a seat belt.

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