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Belton woman dies after crash near Little River Academy

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Posted at 12:42 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 13:42:32-04

A Belton woman is dead after a major crash near Little River Academy Thursday morning.

Lona Gail Thorne, 58, of Belton has been identified as the victim.

Texas DPS Troopers responded to a major one vehicle crash on FM 436 near Little River Academy around 5:52 A.M. on May 28.

A 2002 Ford Ranger, operated by Lona Gail Thorne, 58, of Belton, was travelling eastbound on FM 436.

The investigation revealed that Thorne failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway.

The Ford Ranger left the roadway and rolled over, according to DPS.

Thorne was pronounced deceased on scene by Justice of the Peace Coleman.

Texas DPS would like to remind drivers to reduce your speed and be use caution when approaching a curve in the roadway.