Texas teen dies after crashing car into a tree

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Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers say it happened Sunday night, and the girl was found Monday morning.

The driver is 17-year-old Emily Hernandez-Garcia from Center, Texas. Investigators believe she was driving east on State Highway 7 when she drove across the westbound lanes and struck a tree near County Road 1211.

Hernandez-Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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