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Tatum teen dies in rollover wreck

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Tatum teenager was killed when the SUV she was driving clipped the back of another car and overturned several times.

According to authorities, just before 9:00 am, Tuesday, a Cadillac was slowing and veering off to the shoulder to make a U-turn in front of J's Trout Line on 31 Kilgore Hwy near County Road 25, when an SUV driven by 19-year-old Chelsea Elaine Kirkland of Tatum came up over the hill and clipped the left rear bumper of the Cadillac.

The Miss Kirkland lost control of the vehicle and it rolled at least four times before coming to a rest in the ditch. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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