Teenager killed in Parker County crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Friday evening along Advance Road near Poolville.

At 9:15pm, DPS Troopers and paramedics responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash near the 5700 block of Advance Road three miles west of Poolville in western Parker County.

Officials say a 16-year-old driver was traveling north on Advance Road when he crested a hill and lost control. The vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree. Investigators believe unsafe speed was a factor in the crash.

The victim has been identified as a resident of Poolville and student at Poolville High School.