Pickup truck loses control, man killed

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A fatal accident happened late this afternoon just outside of Tyler, on 31 east and Highway 757.

DPS officials tell KLTV 7 that 77 year-old Wardell Jackson was driving west, when his car started drifting off the road. Jackson reportedly overcorrected, rolling his truck several times and ejecting him.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. DPS officials say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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