09-19-05 – A Pottsboro teenager was killed in a car crash early Sunday morning just a few miles from where another teenager died just weeks ago. 16-year-old Michael Kyle Murphree was killed on Tanglewood Blvd after the car he was riding passenger ran off the road way and struck a tree.
He was flown to a Dallas hospital after being extricated from the vehicle. He died a few hours later. The 16-year-old driver and middle passenger were taken to a local hospital and later released.
Murphree had just begun his sophomore year and was a member of the football team.
Troopers say alcohol was involved.
Just three weeks ago, another Pottsboro teenager died in an alcohol related accident on FM 120.