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Authorities release identity of man killed in I-20 crash on Friday

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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

On Friday evening, authorities responded to a fatal accident involving four vehicles on Interstate 20 in Smith County. west of US 271.

According to Department of Public Safety Trooper Jean Dark, traffic was stopped due to an earlier wreck when a 2008 Ford Expedition driven by Jennifer Nelson of Longview struck a Mercedes C30 driven by Vincent Chao of Monroe, LA. A passenger in the Mercedes, 71-year-old Yong S. Chao, also of Monroe was killed. Vincent and a third passenger, Shiu-Fang Chao, 65, were taken to an area hospital.

The Mercedes was then pushed into a 2006 Ford Expedition driven by William Sheldt Miles, Jr. of Bridgeport, TX. Miles' vehicle then struck a 2013 Dodge Avenger driven by Bryan Miles of Paradise Texas.

No other injuries were reported. Wet road conditions were a contributing factor in the crash.

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