Shreveport woman dies in 2-vehicle wreck on SH 31 east of Tyler

Shreveport woman dies in 2-vehicle wreck on SH 31 east of Tyler
Source: Gray News Media (Source: Gray News Media)

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A Shreveport woman died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on State Highway 31 about six miles east of Tyler on Saturday.

According to a press release, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to and investigated the wreck.

The preliminary crash report shows that Rhonda Lynn Goodrich, 52, was driving a 2009 Toyota Venza east on the shoulder of SH 31 when she tried to make a U-turn. Her car was struck by an eastbound 2017 Toyota Tundra driven by Jack Byron Pierce, 53, of Bullard.

Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Mitch Shamburger pronounced Goodrich dead at the scene. Her body was taken to Lighthouse Mortuary in Tyler.

Pierce was taken to a Tyler hospital for treatment of his injuries.

“The crash remains under investigation,” the press release stated.

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