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Wink Woman Killed in Afternoon Accident, Another Injured

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR KERMIT – A Wink woman is dead following an afternoon accident near Kermit.

The accident happened on Friday on State Highway 302 about seven and a half miles west of Kermit just after 4:30 p.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2002 Ford F-150, driven by 42-year-old Gary Edward Vaught, was traveling westbound on State Highway 302 when Vaught lost control of the vehicle and overturned.

A passenger in the vehicle, 41-year-old Misty Lynne Slaughter from Wink, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Vaught was taken to Medical Center Hospital in unknown condition.

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