Madisonville resident dies in crash

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BRYAN — A 45-year-old Madisonville man was killed Monday in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 21 just east of Earl Rudder Freeway.

At 11:15 a.m., officers from the Bryan Police Department, as well as emergency personnel, were called to the 3600 block of East State Highwat 21 following a single vehicle accident.

The vehicle, a Toyota SUV driven by Douglas Deshan Johnson, was traveling westbound when it left the roadway and struck a telephone pole.

The driver was confirmed deceased at the scene.

Reports indicate that it is not immediately known what caused the accident; however, weather could have been a factor as it was raining at the time.

Officials state the investigation into the crash is continuing.

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