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DPS: Driver identified in Cherokee County fatal crash

CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

The driver of a fatal crash in Cherokee County has been identified. 

Laura Songer White, 76, of Wells, was killed on Wednesday, around 11:30 a.m. in a one-vehicle fatal crash, 3.5 miles north of Alto.

The wreck occurred on U.S. 69. 

A preliminary crash investigation reveals that White was traveling south on U.S. 69 when the vehicle drifted off the roadway into the west ditch, struck a culvert on a private drive and overturned.

 White was pronounced dead at the scene by JP Tony Johnson.  her body was taken to O.T. Allen Funeral Home in Alto.

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