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1/1/06- Smith County

A Chandler Man Dies In A Car Accident

A collision in Smith County killed a Chandler man and severely injured another. It happened early this morning around 5:00 a.m. on Highway 64, about nine miles East of Tyler. The Department of Public Safety says both vehicles burst into flames. 57-year-old Anthony Rae Tait of Chandler was driving in the Westbound lane. DPS says he drifted into the Eastbound lane and hit 20-year-old Lizandre Depaz of Tyler. Tait was pronounced dead at the scene. Depaz was taken to Parkland Hospital in Dallas and is in critical condition. DPS says it's not sure at this time if alcohol was involved.

Molly Reuter, reporting. mreuter@kltv.com

 

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