Two Tyler Men Dead In Highway 31 Accident

A head on collision has claimed the lives of two Tyler men this morning.

DPS says around 5:15 am, a pickup driven by 31 year old Carlos Gross crossed the center line on Highway 31 at the Smith-Gregg county line.

He then hit another truck, driven by 25 year old Kendall Johnson.

DPS says both drivers were not wearing seat belts.

Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gross died a short time later at a local hospital.