Centerville Man Dies After Three Vehicle Accident In Leon County Saturday Night

One person is dead following a three vehicle accident Saturday night in Leon County.

A 72-year-old Centerville man died after a three car accident on State Highway 7, about 12 miles east of Centerville.

DPS officials say the dead victim was driving a 1996 Mercury Grand Marquis when the vehicle sideswiped a Lincoln Town Car and a Toyota Highlander.

The five people in the Highlander were all taken to East Texas Medical Center in Crockett in fair condition with head trauma.

The name of the 72-year-old man killed has not been released pending family notification.

We are told he was wearing a seatbelt.

The female driver of the Lincoln Town Car was not injured.

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