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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.

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