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At least 1 killed in 18-wheelers wreck on US 69 in Smith County

Crash on US 69
Crash on US 69((Source: KLTV))
Published: Aug. 25, 2021 at 11:56 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 25, 2021 at 1:14 PM CDT
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SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A fatal crash involving a 18-wheeler has shutdown the bridge over FM 346 in Smith County.

The driver of the 18-wheeler and the driver of a truck involved in the accident were taken to the hospital with injuries. DPS spokeswoman Jean Dark says at least one person has died in the crash.

Both the northbound and southbound lanes are being diverted off the highway and around the bridge back onto US 69.

Prepare for delays or find an alternate route as crews work to clear the scene.

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