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With rains progressing down in the Gulf, we've upped our rain coverage today to 40%. Highs will reach the lower 90's. Showers will continue on and off for tonight and spilling over into the morning hours on Saturday. Saturday sees a 70% coverage of showers with highs only reaching the mid and upper 80's. By Monday, Labor Day, we taper our rain ...
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.