1 dead, 3 teenagers hospitalized after being ejected from car that flipped over in Wood County

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WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KETK)- 1 person was killed and three teenagers were taken to the hospital in serious condition after a crash in Wood County.

Texas Department of Public Transportation troopers said they received a call about a fatal crash on Saturday, June 12 around 4:40 p.m. The wreck happened six miles south of Winnsboro.

According to the investigation, a 2007 Ford Mustang was traveling westbound on CR 4890 at an “unsafe speed.”

The vehicle left the roadway to the north exiting curve in the roadway to the left, said DPS.

Then the car went into a ditch, flipped over and ejected all four people inside.

Tiffany Box, 38, of Winnsboro died at the scene. She was pronounced deceased by Judge Gilbreath and she was transported to Beaty Funeral Home in Winnsboro.

A 17-year-old boy and 16-year-old boy were taken to Christus Trinity Mother Francis Hospital – Winnsboro in serious condition.

A nineteen year-old woman was also taken to UT Health East Texas – Tyler in serious condition.

The crash is still being investigated.

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