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One dead after three vehicle wreck in Tyler

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TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

Released by the Tyler Police Department:

On February 18, 2012, at about 1:38 pm, Tyler Police were called to 3500 Mineola Highway in regards to a major accident.  It was determined that a 2006 red Ford F350 driven by a white male age 61 was southbound.  According to witnesses, he lost control and drove into the northbound lanes of traffic.  He then crashed into a 1996 Chevrolet 1500 truck driven by Javier Mojarro age 61 of Lindale.  A 2012 Mercedes E350 driven by a white male age 48 was unable to avoid the initial crash and also crashed into the Ford F350.   Javier Mojarro was pronounced dead at the scene.  All other persons involved are believed to have only minor injuries.  It was not raining at the time of the accident; however, the roads were wet. 


 

One person is dead following a three vehicle wreck Saturday afternoon.  It happened around 2:30pm on Highway 69 just north of the loop in Tyler.

Officials tell KLTV a truck was traveling southbound on Highway 69 and crossed into the northbound lane, hitting another truck. The driver of the truck traveling northbound was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another vehicle collided with one of the trucks. The other two drivers received minor injuries.

Traffic is backed up on Highway 69 and drivers are urged to seek other routes.

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