At least 1 person killed in wreck on Hwy 31 E. on Tuesday afternoon

Published: Nov. 9, 2021 at 4:53 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 9, 2021 at 9:55 PM CST
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SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - At least one person has died in a wreck that happened on Tuesday in Smith County.

The wreck happened around 4:30 p.m. on Hwy 31 E near CR 211. DPS Sgt. Jean Dark confirmed that one person died in the wreck and that next of kin is still in the process of being notified.

Westbound 31 was completely shut down after the wreck, while eastbound traffic was diverted onto CR 211.

Also responding to the scene were Chapel Hill Fire Department and EMS.

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