Smith County Fatal Crash
POSTED: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 8:29am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 12:00pm
One mand is dead another in critical condition after a Monday Crash
One man is dead, another seriously injured in a car crash in Smith County.
It happened Monday just before noon along Highway 31 - almost five miles east of Tyler.
Department of Public Safety Troopers say; 33 year old Mike Hudson was driving eastboung when he disregarded a no passing zone.
That's when, troopers say, Hudson hit 64 year old Arthur Cooper of Tyler.
After the two vehicles collided - they blocked the highway.
Arthur Cooper was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Mike Hudson is listed in critical condition.