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Front Page September 21, 2010  RSS feed

I-45 claims another life in Leon County

By Sherry Matney

Sixty-two-year-old Thomas Wayne Kimberly was killed in a single car accident Sunday, September 19, 2010 as he traveled northbound on Interstate 45. According to the Texas Department of Public safety, Kimberly, of Splen- dora, was driving a Chevrolet truck when the back left tire blew out at about 2:20 a.m. He drove across the right lane and into the ditch where the truck rolled.

Passenger Bruce Orval Howard, 78, of Houston, was taken to the East Texas Medical Center in Tyler in critical condition.

Kimberly was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Walters Funeral Home in Centerville. Both men were wearing seatbelts.

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