7-14-05 – A Collinsville teenager is dead after an early morning car accident. Dennis Runnels was ejected from his vehicle around 12:45 a.m. Thursday. Troopers say the 19-year-old lost control of his car on a curve on FM 902. The car ran off the road and hit a guardrail.
Runnels was not wearing a seatbelt and troopers who investigated the accident say speed was a factor in causing the wreck.
No one else was in the vehicle.