1 dead in wreck with 18-wheeler in Gregg County

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Published: Jun. 7, 2022 at 11:01 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 7, 2022 at 9:41 PM CDT
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GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - One person is dead after their vehicle drove into the back of an 18-wheeler trailer.

The wreck happened around 6 a.m. Tuesday on the I-20 westbound entrance crossover at State Highway 31 in Gregg County.

DPS reports the driver of the 18-wheeler on SH 31 did not yield the right of way at the entrance ramp for I-20.

A car then drove under the towed trailer of the 18-wheeler.

Jose de Jesus L. Izaguirre, 31, of Longview was pronounced dead at the scene.

The scene was cleared by 11 a.m.

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