Fatality accident reported on on U.S. 183

A fatality accident occurred Monday in Baylor County, between Vernon and Seymour on U.S. 183.

Freddie Lee Tinney Jr., a 47-year-old man of Wichita Falls, died at a Seymour hospital according to the Texas DPS.

DPS Sgt. Dan Buesing reported that Tinney Jr. was traveling north in a 2000 Jeep Wrangler on Hwy 183 about 16 miles north of Seymour at 9 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a right curve in the roadway.  Tinney reportedly over-corrected which caused the vehicle to skid sideways into the ditch.  Tinney, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected during several rolls along the east side ditch.

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