ETX woman killed after SUV leaves road, hits trees
POSTED: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 10:37am
UPDATED: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 7:22pm
Grapeland, Texas (KETK) — One person was killed after the driver hit a tree in Houston County around noon on Thursday.
At 11:55 a.m., a wreck was called into dispatchers from FM 228, loacted east of Grapeland. Responding troopers arrived at the scene and found a mangled SUV off the road.
The driver was heading east on 228 and left the road on a curve and hit some trees. The driver was identified as Ginger Baggett Teems, 63, of Grapeland.
The woman was taken from the scene to a nearby church parking lot to be flown to a hospital, however, she died before the helicopter arrived. Teems was pronounced dead by Judge Ronnie Jordan at 12:20 p.m.
Department of Public Safety Trooper David Hendry said Teems was not wearing a seatbelt. No additional information is available at this time.