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4/1/05-Longview

Prominent Longview Attorney Killed In Accident

A well-known former East Texas District Attorney has died in an overnight traffic accident in Van Zandt County. It happened at 11:15 last night on Interstate 20 in Van Zandt County. It was right around mile marker 533. Police say Odis Hill lost control of his car, crossed the median, and hit an 18-wheeler. Hill, who was not wearing his seatbelt, died on impact. He was 62 years old.

Hill was well known for representing numerous defendants in high profile trial over the years. The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church in Longview.

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