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    Highway 79 crash leaves 1 dead in Panola County

    By Michael Garcia,


    PANOLA COUNTY, Texas ( KETK ) – The Panola County Sheriff’s Office said that a driver was killed in a crash on Highway 79 north on Friday morning.

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    According to the sheriff’s office, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper, deputies, the Intercommunity Volunteer Fire Department and UT Health EMS were sent to the scene where a a person was stuck in their vehicle.
    The Highway 79 north fatal crash scene. Photo courtesy of Intercommunity VFD.

    The single-vehicle crash killed the driver and the Precinct 2 and 3 Justice of the Peace has been notified to do an inquest.

    KETK has contacted the Texas Department of Public Safety for more information on this crash.

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