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65-Year-Old Woman Dead in Crash in Wheeler County

A solo vehicle crash was reported in Wheeler County, Texas on Wednesday, September 15th 2021. The Texas Department of Public Safety was one of the first responders to arrive at the scene. The crash occurred just after 2:30 p.m. on SH 152, near Mobeetie.

The vehicle involved was a 2020 Ford Expedition. The Ford was occupied only by one person, a 65- year-old woman of Wheeler. She was traveling east on SH 152 when her vehicle suddenly veered off-road and entered the westbound lane before eventually crashing into a nearby tree. The vehicle was left with severe damage and the driver did not survive the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The exact cause of her crash is still being investigated by the authorities. The weather was clear and the road was dry during the time of the incident.

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Source: Amarillo Globe News