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One dead after crash in Hill County

Posted: 3:08 PM, Dec 04, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-04 21:10:08Z
One dead after crash in Hill County

The driver in a one vehicle crash near Whitney is dead after being ejected from the vehicle. 

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident happened at 1:29 a.m. Sunday morning.

DPS says that Justin Lee Rightmer, 26, from Whitney was traveling northbound on FM 933 when he drove off the roadway in a curve, over correcting.

Rightmer was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

There were no other passengers. 

DPS is investigating the crash. 

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