One dead after accident in Van Zandt County

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One vehicle fatal crash on Fm-3080 in Van Zandt County five miles north of the city of Mabank, on Thursday at around noon.

Investigation shows that the Dodge Ram truck was traveling East on FM-3080 when the vehicle veered off the south side of the roadway. The driver overcorrected to the right and over-turned the vehicle.

The Dodge rolled over, coming to rest upright partially on the roadway facing South.

The passenger was ejected and died. The passenger has been identified as Wilmer Turner, 81 years-old of Mabank.

Turner was taken to ETMC in Gun Barrel City where he was pronounced dead by Dr. Harold Hefner.

The driver has been identified as Mary Turner, 65 years-old of Mabank. Turner was taken to ETMC in Gun Barrel City in stable condition. 

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