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Rusk roads 6 times deadlier than U.S. average

Rusk roads 6 times deadlier than U.S. average
LES HASSELL
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Monday, July 15, 2013 - 7:13am

A lonely memorial on Texas 79 outside Henderson serves as a reminder that the first half of 2013 has been deadly on Rusk County roads.

Seventeen people have died in wrecks there since January 1 — almost six times the national average.

So alarming are the numbers that county officials will conduct a summit Thursday, convening local and state officials to determine why it’s happening and what can be done about it. 

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