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Traffic Diverted On Highway 69 In Tyler After Fatal Accident

Part of a major East Texas Highway will be shutdown for hours after a fatal accident Tuesday afternoon.
 
The accident happened at the intersection of County Road 2016 on Highway 69.
 
Police said just after 4 o'clock, a Geo Tracker, carrying a mother and her daughter, headed north bound lost control in a rainstorm.
 
The car swerved into oncoming traffic and hit an 18-wheeler.
  
The driver, 61 year old Kathy Lynn Adams of Lindale was killed. Her daughter, Jennifer L.

Wallace, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
 
There was also a minor fender-bender as a result of this accident.
 
No one inside the 18-wheeler was injured.
 
Police said this accident was weather related. Witnesses reportedly saw the Geo Tracker hydroplane before it lost control.
 
 
Maya Golden reporting, mgolden@kltv.com

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