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11/05/07-Rusk County

One Dies In Fiery Collision on U.S. 79

A Marshall man dies in a fiery wreck in Rusk County.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday on Highway 79, two miles north of Farm-to-Market Road 839.

DPS says 19-year-old Jason Bolt of Marshall veered into the oncoming lane and hit an 18-wheeler.   Bolt's truck burst into flames, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the 18-wheeler suffered only minor injuries.

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