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1 person dies in Upshur County wreck

UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

One person died in a one-vehicle wreck in Upshur County.

Troopers with the Department of Public Safety responded to a fatal wreck  on Sunday at about 11:08 p.m. According to DPS, troopers responded to a wreck on FM-2088 in Upshur County, 6.9 miles northwest of Gilmer.

Preliminary crash investigation showed that David Allen Vance, 37, of Winnsboro was traveling westbound in a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado when for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered off the right side of the roadway in a curve. According to DPS, the vehicle struck a creek embankment and caught on fire.

Vance was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Rhonda Welch. He was taken to Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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