Two Center men killed in single-vehicle collision

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – Two Center men were killed in a one vehicle collision in Shelby County, Friday.

According to DPS, 64-year-old John Jones was driving with passenger Samuel Jeffery Jr., 67, southbound on State Highway 87, five feet north of County Road 4037, when they're vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, at 3:39 p.m.

John Jones was taken to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, and was pronounced dead at     6:01 pm, Friday.

Samuel Jeffery Jr. died at 6:25 pm, Friday, at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.

Next of kin have been notified for both victims.

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