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03/27/05 - Jasper County

Fatal Accident

by Chris Cato

An early morning accident in Jasper County Easter Sunday has killed one man and has another fighting for his life.

DPS officials say the accident happened around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning when 22-year-old Cody Rowinski was driving south on Highway 96, left the road, and overturned his vehicle just north of Loop 149, south of Mill Creek.

Rowinski suffered a broken shoulder, but 24-year-old Lee Alegre died at the scene.

Another passenger, 23-year-old Randall Belt is in critical condition at Lufkin's Memorial Hospital.

Another passenger, the only one to wear a seatbelt, suffered only minor injuries.

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