Arp teen dies following wreck


Slater Dylan Brabec, 17, of Arp, was killed in a crash Wednesday, Aug. 1, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Brabec was driving a 2003 Toyota Celica eastbound on F.M. 850, approximately one mile east of Overton, when he lost control of the vehicle in a curve. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and struck a tree. Brabec was transported to UT-Health in Tyler where he was later pronounced dead by Dr. Helen Markowski.

His body was transported to Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home in Overton.

The crash remained under investigation at the time of the report.


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