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10/02/06 - East Texas

Deadly Weekend for East Texas Drivers

The driver in a Polk County accident has died from her injuries. The wreck happened Friday on highway 59 in Polk County when authorities say 42 year old Judith Smith's Chevy Blazer flipped when she lost control in a curve.  

A passenger 59 year old Shirley Evans died on impact.  Authorities say Smith died yesterday in a Livingston hospital. Smith was not wearing a seatbelt.

In Newton County, Christopher and Joshua Holmes died Sunday morning in an accident on highway 87 near Deweyville. Authorities say they were north bound  when they hit a south bound car.

Both men died at the scene. The driver of the other car suffered a broken limb.

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