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February 4, 2013

Another Interstate fatality Monday

Corsicana — A 22-year-old Madisonville woman was killed Monday afternoon after being ejected through the sun roof of her vehicle following a crash on Interstate 45.

The victim has been identified by Navarro County Justice of the Peace as Brittany Lynn Averitt.

The crash took place about 2:30 p.m. Monday near the 214 mile marker of southbound Interstate 45.

DPS Trooper Curtis Putz said the vehicle left the highway and ran across the median, rolling at least three times before coming to a rest on top of Averitt.

Gray conducted an inquest at the scene. DPS troopers are continuing their investigation into the crash.

 

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