Tyler police: 4-year-old dies in rollover wreck on Highway 271

Tyler Police: 4-year old dies in 271 wreck
(Source: KLTV staff)
(Source: KLTV staff)
(Source: KLTV staff)
(Source: KLTV staff)

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler police have confirmed a 4-year-old has died in a rollover wreck.

At about 3:26 p.m. Friday, police responded to a one-vehicle wreck on the 11700 block of Highway 271 north near the UT Health Science Center.

According to the Tyler Police Department, a Jeep Wrangler traveling north on Highway 271 lost control, driving off the shoulder on the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then struck a pole with a cement base before flipping.

Tyler police reported that four occupants were in the car at the time of the crash.

A four-year-old passenger, identified as Manny Osorio, died from the crash, according to police. He was declared dead at a local hospital, after being transported by EMS from the scene. His family lived in Smith County.

The other three occupants were transported to a local hospital. Their conditions have not been released at this time.

According to the Tyler Police Department, the crash remains under investigation.

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