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Fatal accident in Smith County

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A fatal wreck occurred Saturday on Highway 271 in Smith County. A fatal wreck occurred Saturday on Highway 271 in Smith County.
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A deadly two-vehicle crash occurred on Saturday on Highway 271 in Smith County, just south of FM 16.

According to the Department of Public Safety, 43-year-old Thomas Bernard Eynon of White Oak died at the scene. The crash occurred when Eynon lost control of his Chevy Avalanche and hit an 18-wheeler that was parked on the side of the road. Three children also in the vehicle with Eynon were taken to a Tyler hospital.

Several DPS units, along with Smith County Sheriff's deputies and various fire departments responded to the scene. 

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