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Wrong-way driver dies in head-on crash on Jacksboro Highway

One person died near the town of Lakeside early Saturday morning after driving the wrong way on Jacksboro Highway and striking an oncoming vehicle head-on, according to Fort Worth police.
One person died near the town of Lakeside early Saturday morning after driving the wrong way on Jacksboro Highway and striking an oncoming vehicle head-on, according to Fort Worth police.

One person died near the town of Lakeside early Saturday morning after driving the wrong way on Jacksboro Highway and striking an oncoming vehicle head-on, according to Fort Worth police.

The wrong-way driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said, and the single occupant of the other vehicle was in stable condition after being transported to a local hospital.

Units responded to the scene in the 7600 block of Jacksboro Highway in the area of Lake Worth and Lakeside at around 2 a.m., following a report of a major accident, police said.

Police had not released the identity of the victim as of Saturday evening.

The city's Fort Worth Safe Communities Collaborative is tracking car crash data based on MedStar 911 calls, and has ranked the intersections where the most accidents have happened during the past year.

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