2 men killed in Smith Co. wreck identified
POSTED: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 3:05pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 8:20pm
Smith County, Texas (KETK) —
Two people killed in a two-vehicle, Smith County wreck have been identified.
DPS tells KETK Bobby Lee Phillips, III, 27, of Gladewater and David Marshall Southerland, 63, of Tyler were killed at the scene of the wreck which happened around 6:00 p.m., Monday, on Highway 271 just north of Farm to Market Road 16.
Photo from David Southerland from Facebook.
Phillips was driving a truck northbound on HWY 271 when he merged over into the southbound lane hitting Southerland's car head-on.
KETK will continue to update information as it becomes available.