Troy: Rollover on I-35 claims life of Central Texas teenager

Authorities identified the victim of the rollover as Jeffery Glen Beaty, 19, of Riesel. (Photo by Christy Soto)
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TROY, Texas (KWTX) A Central Texas teenager died Thursday when his pickup overturned on Interstate 35 in Troy.

Authorities identified the victim as Jeffery Glenn Beatty,19, of Riesel.

Beatty was southbound on the interstate at around 5:40 a.m. Thursday when his 2003 Toyota Tundra left the highway, rolled down an embankment and overturned, coming to rest on the frontage road at the intersection of North Central Avenue and Windmill Road.

The southbound service road was closed for several hours.

The accident is under investigation.

Beatty was not wearing a seat belt, authorities said.