Orange, Texas man dies in Sunday car wreck - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Orange, Texas man dies in Sunday car wreck

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - An Orange, Texas man died in an automobile accident on Sunday morning when the vehicle he was in struck a tree when it ran off the road near Starks.

James English, 18, was killed early Sunday morning. He was a passenger in a vehicle that ran off of Highway 12 west of Starks in Calcasieu Parish.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Two other passengers in the vehicle were transported to Orange Medical Hospital with minor injuries, including the driver - 18-year old Kelby Simspon of Orange, Texas.

The crash remains under investigation. Possible charges are pending.

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