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Fatal crash in Morris County

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MORRIS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A weekend accident in Morris County claims the life of an East Texas man.

The accident happened just after 7:00 am, Saturday on Hwy 259 near County Road 3340, when the vehicle driven by Jerry Ray Smith of Omoha, Texas crossed the center line and struck an 18-wheeler driven by Jared White of Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

Both men were transported to a Longview hospital. Jared White sustained a knee injury.

Jerry Smith was pronounced dead at the hospital 1:50 pm. by JP Arthur Fort.

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