VIDEO: 1 killed in Loop 323 collision

Published on Monday, 20 January 2014 09:14 - Written by

BY FAITH HARPER,  fharper@tylerpaper.com

 

Tyler police are currently on the scene of a fatal accident involving an 18-wheeler.

The wreck is at the intersection of West Erwin Street and North-Northwest Loop 323.

A silver Chevorlet Silverado collided with the 18-wheeler in the outside left turn lane on Erwin, next to Super 1 Foods.

According to the police department, the driver of the pickup “appeared to have died instantly from the collision.”

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Police have not released the identity of the deceased, pending notification of next of kin.

The investigation is ongoing.