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Fatal Head On Crash In Panola County

  A head-on crash killed one East Texan and injures another.  DPS says it happened around 6:00 Tuesday night on Highway 59 and County Road 425 in Panola County. Investigators say the driver, 25 year old Mark Wilson of Whitehouse, veered into oncoming traffic and struck a car driven by 45- year old Thomas Lee of Tenaha.  
  Lee was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
  Police say Wilson fled the scene, but was later taken into custody and hospitalized for minor injuries. No charges have been filed against him.

Bob Hallmark, reporting.

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