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Balmorhea Boy Killed in Car Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR FORT DAVIS - A Balmorhea boy was killed in a wreck on Monday afternoon.

12-year-old Scott Barker died at the scene.

According to the Big Bend Now, there were four others in the vehicle but they survived.

Everyone was wearing a seatbelt except for the boy.

The crash happened nine miles north of Fort Davis on State Highway 17.

State troopers say the driver was rounding a curve and veered onto the shoulder, overcorrected and then hit the side of a mountain.

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