Deadly Early Morning Accident Near Franklin

A Franklin man is dead after an accident near that city.

According to DPS, Harvey Villarreal was headed east just after midnight on F-M 2446. For an unknown reason, his car veered off the road and into a ditch about two miles east of Franklin.

The 33-year-old's car hit a drainage culvert, and Villarreal was ejected.

Authorities say Villarreal was dead when they arrived. He was not believed to be wearing a seat belt.

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