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Shelbyville man dies in 1-vehicle wreck near Joaquin

Source: Raycom News Media Source: Raycom News Media

A 56-year-old man died in a wreck on FM 139 about five miles south of Joaquin that occurred Saturday afternoon.

According to a press release, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigated the wreck, which occurred at about 3;45 p.m. Saturday.

The preliminary crash report shows that Christopher Krieg, of Shelbyville, was driving a 2004 Ford pickup south on FM 139 when the pickup drove off the roadway to the right. Krieg over-corrected to the left, and the pickup rolled over, the press release stated.

A Shelby County justice of the peace pronounced Krieg dead at the scene of the wreck.

The crash is still under investigation.

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