UPDATE: Victim of 18-wheeler wreck in Tyler identified


POSTED: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 10:53am

UPDATED: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 12:45pm

One person is dead following a wreck involving a semi-truck in Tyler.

It happened right before 10:00 Sunday night at the intersection of Hwy 64 W. and Loop 323.

Tyler Police tell KETK, when they arrived on scene, they found a gray Chevrolet Silverado had rear ended a semi-truck. The driver of the pickup, Alfonso Herrera Vazquez, 45, of Brownsboro, was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say that the semi truck was stopped in the south bound turn lane at the red-light facing west. The Silverado was traveling west in the inside lane and for unknown reasons ran into the back of the semi-trailer. 

The investigation is still ongoing.

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