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09/21/03 - Longview

6 Vehicles involved in Fatal I-20 Accident

       Six vehicles were involved in an afternoon crash on the interstate that killed one man. Three other people were hurt... Troopers say the slick roads *may have played a role.

      It happened around 3:30 on Interstate 20 near f-m 2087 in Gregg county. Investigators say an 18 wheeler tried to avoid a car that cut in front of it going eastbound. The truck jack-knifed hitting the car. The car then hit a pick-up, and caused 3 other vehicles to run into each other... One vehicle crossing into traffic on the westbound side.

      One man died... 3 others taken to area hospitals, their condition isn't known. The accident brought traffic to a crawl in both directions for several hours.

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