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DPS responds to fatal accident on FM 228

HOUSTON CO., July 11, 2014-- On Thursday, at 11:55 a.m., a one vehicle crash was reported on FM 228, east of Grapeland, in Houston County. DPS troopers responded to the scene of the crash and observed a 2010 Chevrolet HHR passenger vehicle as the vehicle involved in the crash.

The vehicle had been traveling eastbound on FM 228, and reportedly drove off the roadway in a curve and struck some trees. The driver of the vehicle involved in the crash was identified as Ginger Baggett Teems, age 63, from Grapeland, Texas. She was reported as not wearing a seatbelt.

Teems was transported from the scene of the crash to a nearby church parking lot in an attempt to be transported by medical helicopter but passed away prior to being airlifted. Teems was pronounced deceased by Judge Ronnie Jordan at 12:20 p.m.

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