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Fatal Accident shuts down Highway 62 in Orange

A 39-year-old Orange woman was killed Monday when her pickup truck was struck by a big rig hauling glue, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported. The accident happened around 6 a.m. on Texas 62 near the Pilot truck stop in Orange County, said Trooper Stephanie Davis in a prepared statement. April Ranolls was driving a 2014 Chevrolet pickup truck southbound when she was hit by a 1995 Freightliner 18-wheeler turning left from the truck stop's parking lot, Davis reported. Ranolls was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Freightliner, 45-year-old Adam Dewling of Florida,...
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15-year-old dies in Highway 82 crash

A three vehicle accident Sunday evening resulted in the death of a 15 year-old female passenger in the 4200 block of East Highway 82 at around 10:15 pm. Gainesville Police reported the driver of a 1992 Chevrolet truck, traveling east on Highway 82 attempted to change lanes while approaching a 2013 freight truck. The Chevrolet truck struck the rear left tandem wheels of the trailer pulled by the Freightliner truck. The Chevrolet truck overturned, eventually resting on its top. A 1999 Chevrolet Suburban, which was also eastbound on Highway 82, was unable to avoid the accident...
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