ETX teen killed in 2-vehicle wreck near Gilmer

UPSHUR COUNTY - One person was killed in a two-vehicle wreck in Upshur County Tuesday afternoon.

According to a preliminary DPS report, 17-year-old Cherish Elaine Kelley lost control of her car on Highway 155 just outside Gilmer. She spun around on the wet road and into the opposite lane of traffic where her car was struck by a tow truck driven by Jessica Leann Reed, 31.

The impact spun Kelley's car again and came to rest off the roadway. Reed's truck also slid sideways and came to rest on the shoulder.

Kelley died at the scene.

Reed was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview in stable condition.

The crash remains under investigation.
 

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