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5/29/04-Van Zandt County

One Killed In Vehicle Accident

One person was killed and four others injured in a one vehicle accident early Sunday morning.
The accident happened on Van Zandt County Road 1818 just east of U.S. Highway 80, just before 2 am.
The Chevy Suburban was traveling at a high speed when the driver tried to make a sharp turn, causing the vehicle to overturn.
The driver, 27-year-old Refugio Benitez, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.
Two people were sent to area hospitals with head trauma. Two others were treated and released. No one inside the Suburban was wearing a seat belt.

Story by Maya Golden, mgolden@kltv.com

 

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