1 dead in Cherokee County wreck


A 76-year-old Cherokee County woman is dead after a one-vehicle wreck.

Laura Songer White, of Wells, was southbound Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 69, about three miles north of Alto, when the 2012 Jeep Wrangler she was traveling in drifted off the roadway into the west ditch, struck a culvert on a private drive and overturned, according a Texas Department of Public Safety news release.

Ms. White was pronounced dead at the scene.




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