Man killed after leaving church in Magnolia crash

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - Investigators say a man who had just left church was killed in a crash with a suspected drunk driver.

Troopers say 27-year-old Travis Clepper was speeding on Hardin Store Rd. in Magnolia and t-boned a black truck, causing the pickup to flip. The driver, 66-year-old Wayland Melton, was killed.

Several church members were driving behind Melton and saw the crash. 

Clepper was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Charges are pending against him. 

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