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State Highway 7 West of Center Scene of Single-Vehicle Crash

August 8, 2017 - State Highway 7 five miles west of Center was the scene of a single-vehicle crash Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

The Center Fire Department responded to the scene with Shelby county Sheriff's Deputies and Texas Department of Public Safety State Troopers.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper Jimmy Faulkner, at 8:41am a silver 2009 Toyota Corolla driven by Ayan Ahmed, 30, of Nacogdoches was eastbound on State Highway 7 W five miles outside of Center.

Ahmed was traveling at an unsafe speed when she lost control of the vehicle and it traveled left across eastbound traffic lanes and left the roadway. The Toyota spun around as it traveled through the eastbound barrow ditch where it struck a tree on the right side of the vehicle.

After striking the tree, the Toyota traveled back across the highway where it overturned and came to rest.

Ahmed was transported from the scene by ACE EMS to Nacogdoches Medical Center - Center Emergency Department for treatment of minor injuries.

She was issued a citation for unsafe speed.

Trooper Faulkner was assisted at the scene with the investigation by Trooper Keith Jones.