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One dead after rollover accident in Leon County


A Centerville woman was killed after a single vehicle rollover accident early Wednesday morning in Leon County.

The victim has been identified as 58-year-old Jeanette Perkins. The accident occurred about 4:50 a.m. Wednesday morning on FM 39, 7.5 miles south of Jewett.

Perkins was the driver and only person in a 2000 Ford Explorer that was northbound on FM 39. It was raining when the accident happened, and according to DPS, the vehicle left the road and overturned.

DPS also reports that Perkins was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. She was taken to Limestone County Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead.

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