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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
One person dead following one vehicle accident
A 23-year-old Jasper woman died at the scene of a one-vehicle accident that occurred around 3:30 a.m. Friday on FM 1747 in Jasper County, according to a news release from the Texas Highway Patrol.
(picture of vehicle courtesy KJAS radio)
Kimberly Dinsdale was driving south in a 2009 Pontiac passenger vehicle at an unsafe speed when she lost control of her vehicle, the news release stated.
The vehicle went off the left side of the road and struck an embankment which caused the vehicle to go airborne and Dinsdale was ejected from the vehicle, the release stated.
She was pronounced dead and as part of the crash investigation troopers collected a blood specimen which will be submitted to a Department of Public Safety lab for analysis, the release stated.
Dinsdale was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, the release stated.
The investigation is ongoing.