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2/29/04-Smith County

Driver Killed In Crash

A Corpus Christi man was killed Saturday after running a red light and slamming into a pick-up truck.  The incident happened around 1:30 Saturday at the intersection of  Hwy 69 and FM 344 in Bullard.

Department of Public Safety reports show 47-year-old Russell Martin was headed South on 69 when he failed to stop for a red light and crashed broadside into a truck attempting to cross the intersection. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck was taken to a Tyler hospital where he was listed in fair condition Sunday night.

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