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Woman, 61, dies afer SUV flips repeatedly in Coleman County

COLEMAN COUNTY, Texas - A 61-year-old woman was killed Tuesday in a single-car accident while traveling southbound on U.S. 283 in Coleman County.

According to State Police, Maria Luisa Celis of Brownsville died after failing to negotiate a curve while traveling on the highway in her 2005 Ford Escape. Her vehicle left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert, causing it to overturn numerous times, police said.

The accident occurred at 5:14 p.m. Tuesday.

The road was dry at the time of the accident, State Police said.

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