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Driver identified in Hwy 79 rollover accident

HENDERSON, TX (KLTV) - Emergency personnel responded to a serious wreck on the Rusk/Panola County line early Monday afternoon.

According to authorities, an injury accident was reported on Hwy 79 about 10 miles outside of Henderson going towards Panola County.

A DPS trooper says Megan Ramsey of Beckville and her two-year-old son were westbound in Highway 79 in a Ford F-150. Officials say the driver was distracted and overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll.

Both the Ramsey and her son were transported to Mother Frances Hospital by helicopter.

Officials say the child was found strapped into a safety seat. Ramsey was ejected from the vehicle.

Rusk County DPS and Sheriff's Department worked the scene.

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