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UPDATE: Victims identified in 1-vehicle rollover accident in Polk Co.

Source: KTRE Staff Source: KTRE Staff
POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

The family involved in a one-vehicle rollover accident on US 59 early Friday evening, that killed one and injured four others, have been identified.

According to a Texas Department of Public Safety dispatcher, David Lee Armstrong, 36, of Corrigan, was pronounced dead on scene.

David was sitting in the passengers seat of the families 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe, when his wife Rashel Lynn Armstrong, 28, of Corrigan lost control, flipping their vehicle several times. 

Rashel was airlifted from the scene to Memorial Herman Hospital in Houston, she is now is listed in stable condition.

Their three children were all sitting in the back seat when the accident occurred, their oldest son, David Jeremiah Armstrong, 7, was also airlifted to Memorial Herman Hospital and is now listed in serious condition. 

Their two other sons, Gavin Mitchell Armstrong, 6, and Nathaniel Lee Armstrong, 4, were sent to Memorial Hospital in Lufkin and have since been released. 

DPS Trooper Kevin Burman said all passengers were wearing their seat belts or in booster seats at the time of the incident. 

The family was heading north on US 59 when Rashel looked down at her GPS, it was when she looked back up that she over-corrected the vehicle and lost control. 

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