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Tatum HS student killed in car crash

Lillian Propes. Photo Source: Tatum ISD. Lillian Propes. Photo Source: Tatum ISD.

RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Tatum High School student was killed when the truck she was driving overturned and struck a tree.

The wreck happened just after 4:00 pm, Sunday on Highway 43 north of County Road 1280, in Rusk County.

According to DPS, 16-year-old, Lillian Laura Propes was traveling on Highway 43 when she lost control of the pick-up truck she was driving, left the roadway, overturned and struck a tree. She was pronounced dead at a Longview hospital.

Miss Propes was wearing a seatbelt.

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