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07/17/07 - VAN ZANDT COUNTY

Canton Man Killed in Weekend Accident

     A Van Zandt County man is killed after a weekend accident. It happened Sunday on Van Zandt County Road 1910, about one mile North of US Highway 80.

     Department of Public Safety Officials tell us David Merimon, 46, of Canton, was riding a motorcycle southbound when he passed his son on another motorcycle. Troopers say Merimon was traveling at a high rate of speed and took a turn too fast.

     According to the accident report, Merimon lost control, hit a driveway, and was thrown into a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

     Cody Lillich, Reporting. clillich@kltv.com

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