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17-year-old dies in early morning crash

ANDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - An Anderson County teenager died following a crash Wednesday morning.

Officials say Anastasia Doka Giron, 17, of Elkhart, was killed.

According to DPS, at 12:30 a.m., troopers were dispatched to a crash three miles west of Elkhart on County Road 130.

A preliminary crash investigation states Giron was headed south on County Road 130 approaching a left curve at an unsafe speed. She did not make the curve, leaving the right side of the road and went airborne across Manson Creek. The vehicle then struck a dirt embankment with its front end.

Giron was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:35 a.m.  She was taken to Rhone Funeral Home in Palestine.

The crash remains under investigation.

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