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Brownwood man dies in single-vehicle crash near Early

The passenger in the SUV that crashed was flown to Fort Worth with incapacitating injuries, DPS said.
Credit: WTOL

BROWN COUNTY, Texas — A Brownwood man died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning, northwest of Early in Brown County.

According to a preliminary crash report from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Michael Ray Reeves, 33, of Brownwood, was driving south on County Road 257 in Brown County when he traveled into a right-hand curve in the roadway.

Reeves then lost control of the SUV, leaving the east side of the road into a ditch. He hit two trees and was ejected from the SUV. The report states he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Reeves was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger, Rachel Lynn Miers, of Stephenville, was flown to Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth with incapacitating injuries.

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