Jacksonville woman dies in one vehicle crash

JACKSONVILLE, TX (KLTV) - A Jacksonville woman has died as a result of injuries she sustained in a one-vehicle crash.

According to officials with the Highway Patrol, just after 8 p.m. Friday, troopers responded to a one-vehicle crash on Highway 69 in Smith County.

Preliminary reports indicate the driver of a 2006 Ford F-150, identified as Daisy Ramirez, 20, of Jacksonville was traveling northbound in the outside lane of Highway 69 when she swerved to avoid pedestrians walking on the northbound shoulder of the highway.

The truck went off the west side of the road and struck a tree.

Highway Patrol officials said a passenger in the truck, identified as Chavez Anaeideth Ramirez, 22, of Jacksonville was transported to a Tyler hospital where she later died. The family of Ms. Ramirez shared this message on her Facebook page:

The driver was also transported to a Tyler hospital in stable condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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