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Highway Accident Kills 1, Hospitalizes Another

DPS troopers say around 7:00 Monday Night, a Ford Taurus pulled out into the path of a pickup on Highway 271 and County Road 726 in Upshur County.   

The force of the accident sent the pickup into a ditch.

The passenger in the Taurus was pronounced dead on the scene. Her identity has not been released, but firefighters say she was in her 60s or 70s.

The driver of the Taurus was taken to a local hospital.

At this hour there is no word on his condition.

The man driving the truck was treated at the scene.

Posted By 10pm News Producer Kelly Hefelfinger khefelfinger@kltv.com

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