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.”

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

The investigation is ongoing.