One dead after two-vehicle crash in Smith County

by Benjamin Treviño | September 21st, 2023 | Auto Accident, Fatal Crash

SMITH COUNTY – One person is dead after a September 19 two-vehicle crash Tuesday on Toll 49 Highway and US Highway 31.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), the crash involved a passenger car and a truck hauling cargo. The driver of the passenger car was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the truck was taken to hospital for treatment. The identities of the drivers were not immediately released

Investigators were still at the scene of the accident as of this writing.


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