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Newton Man Dies in Accident in Holly Springs

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday, January 2, 2020, a fatal crash occurred in Holly Springs on US 190 and FM 1408.  The preliminary crash investigation given by DPS stated that around 1:45 p.m. a 2014 Lincoln passenger car was traveling at an unsafe speed when the vehicle slid off the road and hit an unoccupied truck tractor semi-trailer that was parked off the edge of the road in the grass.  The driver was identified as 54-year-old Curtis Jackson of Newton.  Jackson was taken to Christus Jasper Memorial where he passed away a short time later.  Services for Jackson will be held at New Life Church in Jasper on Saturday, January 11 at 11:00 a.m.

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