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Crash in Callahan Co. leaves Arlington woman dead

The vehicle went into a skid and began rolling over before striking a tree and becoming fully engulfed in flames.
Credit: Associated Press

CALLAHAN COUNTY, Texas — A fatal crash occurred at approximately 2:37 p.m. Tuesday on I-20 in Callahan County, four miles east of Baird. 

According to a Texas Department of Public Safety press release, a 2021 Dodge Charger, driven by Sydney Bright, 22, of Arlington, was traveling west on I-20 at a high rate of speed in the left lane. The Charger veered into the center median, where the driver lost control, sending the vehicle into a skid and began rolling over, crossing the north access road before striking a tree and becoming fully engulfed in flames upon impact. 

Bright was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is currently under investigation.