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5/29/05-Longview

Four Die In Gilmer Head-On Accident

4 people have died in a deadly head-on accident north of Gilmer last night. DPS troopers say it happened around 8:30 on highway 271 at Tulip road, about 7 miles north of Gilmer. A northbound car hydroplaned and crossed into southbound traffic into an oncoming car driven by "Shondell Knepp" of Illinois.

The crash killed Knepp, 21 year old "Devonie Young" and her 2 year old daughter "Christine" of Mount Pleasant, and 18 year old Jeremy Jumper of Paris. Troopers say all victims were wearing seatbelts. The accident remains under investigation.

Bob Hallmark, reporting.  bhallmark@kltv.com

 

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