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53-year-old woman dies in 2-vehicle wreck near San Augustine

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SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A 53-year-old woman died in a head-on, two-vehicle wreck that occurred on U.S. Highway 96 about four miles north of San Augustine Saturday.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the preliminary crash report shows that at about 6:50 p.m., Anita Reed, of San Augustine, was traveling north in the southbound lane of Highway 96 when she crested a hill and struck a southbound 2007 truck driven by Manuel Garcia, 40, of Stowell.

A San Augustine County justice of the peace pronounced Reed dead at the scene of the wreck.

Garcia was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Health Hospital in San Augustine for treatment of his injuries.

The wreck is still under investigation.

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