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22-year-old Hemphill woman dies after her SUV goes off SH 87, hits tree

Ashley Ener (Source: Facebook) Ashley Ener (Source: Facebook)
SABINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A 22-year-old woman died when she drove off the road near Hemphill late Monday night, and her SUV struck a tree.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the one-vehicle crash occurred on State Highway 87 about one mile south of Hemphill at about 11:25 p.m. Monday.

The preliminary crash report shows that Ashley Nicole Ener, of Hemphill, was driving a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee north on SH 87 when she drove over into the southbound lane. Ener then over-corrected to the right then back to the left before her vehicle left the road and struck a tree, the press release stated.

A Sabine County justice of the peace pronounced Ener dead at the scene of the wreck.

The wreck is still under investigation.

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