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Deadly Accident in Quanah

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One person is dead and two people are injured after an early morning accident in Quanah.

It happened around 2:20a.m. on Friday morning on South Highway 6 at FM 104.  20-year-old Brandon Leija was heading south on Highway 6 in his mustang when the car went airborne and hit a power pole.  The crash split the pole in half.

Police said speed was a factor.

Sage Marines was a passenger in the back seat of the car and was not wearing a seatbelt.  She was pronounced dead.  Her body has been sent to Tarrant County for autopsy.

The other passenger was taken to a hospital in Lubbock with non-life threatening injuries.

Leija was taken to United Regional in Wichita Falls with non-life threatening injuries.