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One dead after crash in East Texas

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One person is dead after a car accident in Texarkana, Texas Wednesday morning.

Police say it happened around 3:15 a.m. in the 3300 block of Saint Michael Drive. Officers found a 2010 Jeep Wrangler in the drainage ditch at the intersection of Richill and St. Michael drives.

Investigators say the jeep left the roadway and went into the ditch while traveling west on St. Michael Drive. After traveling a short distance in the ditch, the jeep hit a culvert. Police say 41-year-old Augustus Pope, of Texarkana, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

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