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One man dead, two others injured after crash

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Posted at 11:03 PM, Apr 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-11 19:32:28-04

One man died and two others were injured after they crashed into a tree around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Officials said a Texas DPS Trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on a Toyota Tundra that was traveling southbound on SH-95 near Little River Academy. The Toyota reportedly sped up traveling towards Holland and lost control, striking a tree.

The 24-year-old male driver, identified as Jordan Daniel Mooney, from Temple died at the scene.

A 30-year-old female passenger, Many Jade Bly from Belton, was injured in the wreck and flown to Parkland in Dallas. A second male passenger, a 22-year-old Coy Phillip Tubbs from Temple, was also injured and taken to Scott and White in Temple.

DPS is investigating the incident.

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