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Victim of fatal two-vehicle I-20 crash identified by Kilgore Police

(Source: KLTV staff) (Source: KLTV staff)
GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

The Kilgore Police Department has identified the victim of a fatal two-vehicle wreck. 

According to Kilgore police, officers responded to a crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 20, east of Highway 42. At about 12:30 p.m. Sunday, a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck, driven by Janie Jones, 71, of Canton, crashed into the back on 2016 Chevrolet Pickup. The 2016 Chevrolet pickup truck, driven by Chad Kidd, 35, of Chandler, was stopped due to stand still traffic caused by another wreck. 

The passenger of the 1997 Chevrolet Pickup, identified as Joseph Robert Jones, 82, of Canton, was declared dead at the scene. 

The driver of the 1997 Chevrolet Pickup and another passenger were transported to the Longview Regional Hospital for minor injuries. 

Previous story: Westbound I-20 shut down in Gregg Co. after fatal wreck

The crash remains under investigation. 

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