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One person killed in Orange County wreck

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The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal one-car accident that happened in Orange County.

The accident happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday on FM 1130.

Authorities say Erik Blake Rigsby, 23, of Orange, was northbound on FM 1130, near Mauriceville. It appears he lost control of the 2001 Honda Civic he was driving and the car went off the road before crashing into some trees.

A DPS spokesperson said Rigsby was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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