A two car accident in Gregg County this morning has claimed the life of an East Texas man. State troopers say it happened around 9:20 this morning on F.M. 1252 near Highway 42 west of Longview. A car driven by 37 year old William Gardner of Longview veered across the road and ran into a second vehicle. Gardner was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt. Two people in the second vehicle were hospitalized for minor injuries.