Whitehouse man, teen killed in Toll 49 wreck

A wreck has closed traffic on the off-ramp of State Highway 110 on Toll 49. DPS dispatch has confirmed the wreck is a fatality.
Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 1:03 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2022 at 5:50 PM CDT

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A crash on Toll 49 south of Lindale has left two people dead.

According to a preliminary report by the Texas Department of Public Safety, at 12:12 p.m. the driver of a 2009 Peterbilt semi-truck was traveling northbound on the Toll 49 exit ramp near the Highway 110 intersection. The report states the driver was traveling at an unsafe speed while turning into a curve and went off the road and overturned.

William Cantrell, 46, of Whitehouse and his 17-year-old passenger were pronounce dead at the scene.

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