Traffic cleared at FM 346 near CR 1369 in Bullard at scene of fatal wreck

Traffic cleared at FM 346 near CR 1369 in Bullard at scene of fatal wreck
The wreck will have traffic blocked at least an hour, DPS says. (Source: KLTV/Brennon Gurley)

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - The roadway has reopened at of 8:10 p.m.

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Traffic on FM 346 is at a standstill for the next 45 minutes to an hour due to a fatal wreck.

According to our reporter at the scene, the wreck occurred when a person driving an SUV southbound on 346 near CR 1369 went off the roadway for an unknown reason. The vehicle struck a tree off the roadway. The driver was declared dead at the scene.

At the scene are Texas DPS troopers, Flint-Gresham VFD, Noonday VFD, and the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office. Justice of the Peace Pct 2 Andy Dunklin is also at the scene.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area for the next hour.

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