Fatal crash on I-20 kills one, westbound traffic shut down


A two-vehicle fatality closed parts of Interstate 20 on Thursday near Tyler.

Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers blocked the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 near Texas Highway 110 and mile marker 548 after the fatal crash.  

A preliminary investigation revealed about 1 p.m. Thursday the driver of a 2015 Dodge pickup was traveling in a westbound lane when it struck the back of a 2010 Dodge passenger van that slowed down for traffic. 

The driver of the van was killed. The next of kin has not been notified, according to DPS.  

- LouAnna Campbell


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