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Irving Man Dies in Car Accident

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A 28-year-old man from Irving was killed in a car accident on Saturday morning.  The accident occured on Route 20.  Only one car was involved in the accident. 

The vicim:

was driving east on Routes 5 and 20 around 2 a.m. when he lost control of his car, went off the south side of the road and struck and severed a telephone pole.

The car then rolled several times and stopped after it hit a tree.  There was also a passenger in the vehicle.  Both were thrown from the vehicle.  The driver died at the scene.  The passenger was taken to a hospital for treatment.  It is unknown if they were wearing seatbelts.  The police are still investigating the accident.