Monday morning, three people died in a head-on collision on Troup Highway, south of the Tyler city limits in front of Pleasant Hills Baptist Church.
The two cars collided in the center lane. One driver, 68-year-old Arthur Boen, Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene along with 45-year-old James David Joyce of Whitehouse.
12-year-old Stephanie Fry of Whitehouse was taken to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
Three others were injured in the crash. DPS says this accident was not weather related.