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Texan killed in Sabine accident

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CONVERSE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Louisiana State Police say a 29-year-old Texas man driving an 18-wheeler in Sabine Parish was killed when he was ejected during a crash.

Troopers say Eldon Ray Hendrix II, of Center, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday.

The accident happened on La. Highway 191 east of Converse.

Authorities say Hendrix's 2007 Mack truck was northbound when he lost control, ran off the road and began overturning.

Troopers say Hendrix was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected.

An investigation is continuing, and toxicology tests are pending.

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