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One killed in Upshur county crash

LONGVIEW,TX (KLTV)- A tragic start to the Easter Sunday celebration, as a Gilmer man is killed in a one-vehicle crash.

Investigators say Anthony Melton was driving along FM 1650, east of Gilmer, when his vehicle veered off the road, then went airborne and crashed into the tree.

Melton, the son of former Gilmer fire chief Mike Melton, was pronounced dead around 2:40 Sunday morning.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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