Slick highway sends car into ditch near Mexia

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By Roxanne McKnight
Staff Writer

A couple driving on U.S. 84 about 11 miles west of Mexia Tuesday afternoon began hydroplaning in the rain and landed in a grassy ditch beside the highway.

The man was driving a red late-model Toyota Camry eastbound about 3:25 p.m.when the accident occurred.

The car spun around and landed on the opposite side of the road but did not roll over. It eventually landed almost completely opposite the direction it had been traveling.

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