VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Donald James Long, of Eustace, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Van Zandt County Saturday morning.

Long, 29, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Canton, Texas Saturday.

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According to reports, Long was operating a Hyundai Sonata on SH-198 north of Canton, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 6:15 a.m. Saturday.

The vehicle then entered a culvert sending it into a driveway. The vehicle then went airborne before making contact with a fencepost and a tree.

Long was pronounced Long at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Van Zandt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas, in the northeastern part of the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 52,579. Its county seat is Canton. The county is named for Isaac Van Zandt, a member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas – Wikipedia.

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