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Rollover sends 1 to hospital

Rollover sends 1 to hospital
Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 4:29pm

Tyler Police, Fire and EMS responded to the 1000 block of West Gentry around 1:20 p.m., Thursday, December 02, 2010 on a roll-over crash involving two vehicles.

The driver Megan Butler, age 18 of Marshal, Texas was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer that was also occupied by her mother, Kelly Butler, age 39. Butler had just turned west onto W. Gentry from N. Grand when she was struck in the passenger side by a 2000 Buick Century driven by Jimmie Pierce, age 70, of Athens, Texas. Pierce pulled out from a private drive heading east when he struck Butler’s vehicle in the west bound traffic lanes.

Megan suffered minor injuries and her mother (Kelly) was transported to East Texas Medical Center Hospital for non- life threatening injuries after being extracted out of the windshield by Tyler Firefighters.

Pierce was not injured from the crash and was cited for failing to Yield the Right Of Way from a Private Drive. Miss Butler was issued a citation for No Insurance.

From Tyler Police Department

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