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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.


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