22-year-old dead after hitting tree south of Whitehouse

WHITEHOUSE, Texas (KETK) – The Texas Department of Public Safety said that a 22-year-old man died after hitting a tree on County Road 2177 on Friday around 10:50 p.m.

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Colton B. Killingsworth, 22 of Jacksonville, was travelling south on County Road 2177 5.5 miles south of Whitehouse in a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, when DPS said he lost control of the truck and hit a tree on the east side of the road.

Killingsworth was pronounced dead by Dr. K. Records at UT Health Hospital in Tyler.

According to DPS, Killingsworth was not wearing a seat belt and it was raining at the time of the crash.

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