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Woman killed in Highway 42 accident

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By Bob Hallmark - bio | email

LONGVIEW,TX (KLTV) - An East Texas woman is killed in an early morning crash. Authorities say it happened just after 7 AM Saturday morning, when a driver lost control on Highway 42 near the Sabine River bridge.

State troopers say 24 year old Ivy Leppert was traveling nearly 90 miles per hour when she went off the road and hit a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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