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Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 4:30 am

A one-car rollover accident Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 190 outside Fort Hood’s main gate killed one man and left another in serious condition, said Department of Public Safety Trooper Harpin Myers.

Between 2:15 and 2:30 a.m., the car was traveling at an “excessive speed” before the driver lost control and hit a guardrail, which came through the vehicle, Myers said.

The force of the collision ejected the driver and caused the car to roll over several times.

Myers identified the injured driver as 27-year-old Orbin Lee of Harker Heights and the dead passenger as 27-year-old Jeremy Chapman of Killeen.

Lee was taken to a hospital and remains in serious condition, Myers said.

Responding officers found alcohol at the scene that likely played a role in the accident, Myers said. Blood samples were sent for testing.

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