Tyler Teacher Killed in Car Wreck

Authorities say Saturday's storms contributed to a car accident that killed a Tyler teacher. Tracy Mitchel, 28, of Tyler was traveling east on Highway 287 in Freestone when a sport utility vehicle hydroplaned and hit her Honda head on, according to DPS troopers.

Reports indicate the SUV was traveling at an unsafe speed for roadway conditions. Mitchel was taken to East Texas Medical Center Fairfield where she was pronounced dead.