Balch Springs man dead in Hwy. 69 crash
POSTED: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 3:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 8:24pm
SMITH COUNTY — The man who was injured in a wreck on Highway 69 in Tyler on Monday, has been pronounced dead in a local hospital.
He is identified as Gary Gene Parrish, of Balch Springs.
Parrish was driving a van on Hwy. 69 on Monday, when officials say he failed to control his speed, and crashed into a UPS truck.
DPS says, Parrish was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, and was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
He was pronounced dead later Monday night.
One man is in serious condition after crashing his van into a UPS truck.
DPS officials say the driver of the van was not wearing a seat belt when he failed to control his speed and hit the truck. He was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
KETK will bring you more information on the man's condition when it becomes available.
Smith County DPS troopers are on the scene of a major accident on Highway 69 and Walnut Hill Rd.
KETK has a crew on the scene.
We will bring more information as it becomes available.