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Roll-over, head-on accidents leave six recovering, one girl dead

A three year old girl was killed and three others rushed to the hospital after a crash in Smith County around 5:00 pm thursday afternoon on Highway 31 near FM Road 757.

Troopers say the van, driven by Jose Salinas, 31, of Tyler, veered to the right of the road and rolled over, ejecting 3 year old Emily Salinas of Tyler. Salinsas is listed in fair condition at ETMC. Itzel and Eyulissa Sevilla, both of Tyler, were passengers in the van and are listed in good condition at ETMC.

Three people are recovering after a head on collision on Highway 69 Thursday. The accident happened around 10:30 pm four miles north of Zavalla.

22 year old Joshua Ryan Stone of Elysian Fields, was driving a white van traveling northbound when he fell asleep behind the wheel. That's when he slammed into a white truck traveling southbound. Mikel and Wanda Hammock of Nacogdoches were in that vehicle.

Cathryn Khalil / ckhalil@kltv.com

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