1 person dead in Smith County motorcycle wreck

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - At least one person has died after a motorcycle wreck in Smith County.

Officials say one person died in the crash Thursday evening.

Public Information Officer Don Martin says a Tyler Police officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the driver of a motorcycle. The driver failed to stop and fled the scene.

About 6:15 p.m.,  the driver had passed the city limits and Smith County officials became involved.

The pursuit ended about 6:45 p.m. at Highway 31 near FM 2661.

Details about the incident were not immediately available. KLTV has reached out to officials for more information.

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