Tuesday Crash Kills One in Tyler

A three-vehicle crash on the west loop of Tyler killed a Tyler teenager Tuesday afternoon. According to Tyler Police, seventeen year-old Clifton Jermaine McGee of Tyler was driving his Honda Accord northbound on Loop 323 when he tried to pass a cement truck.

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His car clipped the front of the cement truck, and was then spun into oncoming traffic. A southbound Cadillac then slammed into the passenger side of the Honda. McGee was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both cars were demolished. The driver of the Cadillac, eighty-six year old Mildred McChristy of Canton, was hospitalized after the crash. The driver of the cement truck was not physically injured.