1 teenager dead, 4 injured in Wednesday evening ETX wreck
POSTED: Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 1:24pm
UPDATED: Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 1:26pm
Overton, Texas (KETK) — One teenager was killed and four were injured in a one-vehicle accident near Overton on Wednesday night.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, around 6:30 p.m., on County Road 3199 about three-tenths of a mile north of County Road 29, an SUV was traveling southbound when the driver lost control of the car and overturned.
Passenger Corey Peyton Kellis, also known as Corey Wintters, 18, of Overton, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Precinct 5, Judge James Cowart. Kellis was not wearing his seatbelt.
The driver, Keifer Bell, 19, of Arp, is now in good condition with bruises and cuts and was safely buckled up, according to DPS. Jerry Caden Svoboda, 17, of Arp, is listed as being in critical with broken bones. Jacee Lynette Land, 17, of Tyler, is in fair condition with head trauma and Adrianna Marie Cornelio, 17, of Tyler, is in fair condition with broken bones. Svoboda, Land and Cornelio were not wearing seatbelts.
A photo of Svoboda was not available.
KETK would like to remind all viewers to please take the time to wear their seatbelts no matter how short the trip.