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Woman killed in Smith County crash

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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Chandler woman is killed in a crash around 8:25am Friday morning on Highway 31 near FM 2661.

According to DPS Trooper Glenn Davenport, Jennifer Parker, 37, was traveling eastward in her vehicle on Highway 31 in the outside lane, going from Chandler towards Tyler. He says that another vehicle, driven by Jonathan Schmidlkofer of Chandler, was also traveling eastward in the inside lane alongside Parker. Parker was talking on her cell phone when she overcorrected, hitting Schmidlkofer's vehicle says Davenport. He went on to say Parker then over corrected again, this time driving off the road, flipping her vehicl onto its side in a ditch.

DPS says that Parker was not wearing her seatbelt, was partially ejected from her vehicle and killed.

According to DPS, no other injuries were reported.

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