Man killed in ATV wreck near Tatum

Man killed in ATV wreck near Tatum
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Monday, June 20, 2011 - 9:17am

A Tatum man was killed this weekend in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Rusk County.

Jeremy G. Garrett, 30, was killed Saturday afternoon on CR 2182 when he failed to negotiate a curve and his ATV left the road and struck a tree, Department of Public Safety officials said.

The wreck happened 3.9 miles east of Tatum.

Officials said Garrett was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, where he was later pronounced dead about 3:15 p.m.

He was not wearing a helmet when the crash occurred, officials said.

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