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6/26/05-Van Zandt County

Hit-And-Run Kills One, Injures Four

A hit-and-run accident leaves one person dead and four children seriously injured.

It happened yesterday afternoon on the east-bound side of I-20 in Van Zandt County.

According to DPS, an 18-wheeler changed lanes and hit a Chevy Trailblazer near mile marker 535, causing it to roll over several times.

The driver of the Trailblazer, Patricia Cotton, 39, of Addison, was killed. Lameciara Cotton, 6, of Addison, was taken to the hospital in serious condition. No word on her current condition. Denikki Moore, 15, also of Addison, was last reported in fair condition. Brittany High, 16, of Tyler, and Devonta Jones, 8, of Addison, were treated and released.

Julie Tam, reporting. jtam@kltv.com


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