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Central Texas Man Killed in Upton County Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

UPTON COUNTY – A Milsap, Texas man is dead following an evening accident on Saturday.

The accident happened on Highway 349, about 25 miles north of Rankin at 9 p.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2004 Chevrolet 2500, driven by 22-year-old Zachary Lee Elliott, was traveling northbound when the vehicle left the roadway. Elliott overcorrected causing the vehicle to overturn.

Elliott later died from his injuries.

Officials say Elliott was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

The family has set up an account for Elliott at Comanche Bank in Cool, Texas. If you'd like to contribute to the account, you can contact them at (940) 682-9212.

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