Police identify 3 killed in I-20 wreck near Terrell

Police identify 3 killed in I-20 wreck near Terrell
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TERRELL, TX (KLTV) - The Terrell Police Department has identified three people killed in a Monday morning crash on Interstate 20.

At 9:38 a.m., officers responded to a crash on I-20 east between mile markers 501 and 503.

According to TPD, the two-car crash resulted when a red Louisiana Ford pickup, pulling a trailer and traveling westbound on I-20, reportedly experienced a blowout. The blowout caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle, which left the roadway and rolled over.

It was struck as it landed in the eastbound lanes by a white Chevy pickup, driven by Jerry Crawford, 68, of Princeton, Texas.

The driver of the first vehicle has been identified as Lewis Rogers, 55, of Oakridge, Louisiana. His passenger has been identified as Jeffery Thomas, 54, of Monroe, Louisiana.

All three died from injuries received in the crash.

TXDPS highway patrol, Terrell first responders, Kaufman County sheriff's deputies and constables responded to the scene. Advanced crash investigators from the Terrell Police Department also responded.

I-20 east was shut down for several hours and drivers experienced delays into the early afternoon. The interstate was reopened at 2:29 p.m.

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