One Teen Killed, Several Hurt In Rollover Crash

One teenager has died and several others were hurt in a one vehicle rollover in Henderson County. It happened around 5:00 a.m. Sunday at FM 2709 and Highway 19.   That's north of the City of Athens.

DPS reports the driver, 22-year-old Christopher Black of Athens, apparently lost control of his car as he was approaching the intersection.  The car flipped and all three of his passengers were ejected.

16-year-old Casara Jackson, an Athens High School student, died at the scene.

A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition, and a 15-year-old boy was treated and released. The driver, Christopher Black, is in good condition.

DPS says Black was the only one wearing a seat belt.