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Accident in Southwest Lamar County Kills 8-year-old boy

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LAMAR COUNTY -  Wednesday’s one-vehicle rollover wreck claimed the life of Brandon Thiessen and injured two others.

Thiessen was pronounced dead at the scene.

State Troopers say the accident occurred at about 7:50 a.m. along CR 23200 near the FM 1506 intersection when Thiessen’s mother allegedly lost control, overcorrected and struck a tree.

3-year-old Jayna and 16-year-old Bryan Thiessen were flown to Parkland Hospital in Dallas with undisclosed injuries.