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4/3/04-Smith County

Teenagers Killed in Accident

Two teenagers are dead following a fiery crash on a rural Smith County road. The accident happened just before 7 p.m Friday night on CR 2177, 1/2 mi. South of CR 2180 near Troup.

Department of Public Safety reports show 16-year-old Lindsey Stewart of Troup, was driving South on 2177 when she lost control while going around a curve. Her car left the roadway, hit a tree and burst into flames. Both Stewart and her passenger, 15-year-old Stephanie Hester of Troup, were killed.

Authorities say the teenager was speeding at the time of the accident.

Chris Gibson, reporting

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