1 dead, 2 injured in multi-vehicle wreck, car fire

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - A truck driver from Maryland has died from his injuries, after a multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 20, Monday afternoon, shut down traffic in the eastbound lane and sent two other people to the hospital.

The crash happened near Barber Road at mile marker 575 causing traffic to be backed up for over an hour. One car was even on fire.

DPS is investigating the wreck.

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