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Vernon Man Dies From Car Accident

A Vernon man has died after being involved in an accident.

Wichita Falls police responded to the accident at 2:02 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Iowa Park Road and North Beverly.

Witnesses said Charles Gillespie, 77, disregarded a traffic signal and went into the intersection.

Police said Gillespie was hit by a blue Chevrolet Lumina heading westbound on Iowa Park Road.

The Chevy driver and a passenger were transported to United Regional. Police say neither of them appeared to have life-threatening injuries.

Gillespie was pronounced dead at United Regional. His body will be sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy.

A WFPD Crash Investigation Team responded to the scene. Investigators say the case remains under investigation.

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