Winnsboro man dies in Upshur County crash

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A Winnsboro man died in a one-vehicle wreck Sunday evening in Upshur County.

The Texas Department of Public Safety stated at 11:08 p.m. troopers responded to the one-vehicle crash on Farm-to-Market 2088, 6.9 miles northwest of Gilmer. The officers’ preliminary crash investigation shows that 37-year-old David Allen Vance of Winnsboro was traveling west on the farm-to-market road.

The report states that for an unknown reason Mr. Vance’s 2013 Chevrolet Silverado veered off the road to the right in a curve. The vehicle struck a creek embankment and caught fire.

Justice of the Peace Rhonda Welch pronounced Mr. Vance dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation, according to the DPS.

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