Possible Drag Racing Leads to Fatal Accident

A horrible accident earlier today in Longview claims one man's life in what police think may have been a drag race on a busy city road. It happened just after 2 on Eastman road near Highway 80. A car went off the road at a high rate of speed, crashed into a tree, and broke in half right in front of a residence. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses told police that 2 cars appeared to be racing just before the crash. The victims name is not being released until next of kin are notified. Investigators ask that anyone with information on this accident please call Longview Police.