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Wreck kills former police officer, young boy

By Scott Harvey

Wood County – A retired Tyler police officer and his 7-year-old grandson are dead following a wreck in Wood County.

It happened on FM 14, a few miles north of State Highway 154.

State Troopers say 54-year-old Dan Ross, of Winona, was traveling with his grandson when his truck drifted off the road, crashed into some trees and caught fire.

They were pronounced dead at the scene. Autopsies have been ordered.