POSTED: Friday, September 10, 2010 - 5:46pm
UPDATED: Friday, September 10, 2010 - 5:47pm
Tyler Police Department Release:
At 3:14pm on Friday, Tyler police dispatch received a call about a one vehicle crash at the intersection of Front and Clayton streets. Tyler fire and EMS arrived at the scene and removed the sole occupant of the involved vehicle and began CPR. The driver of the vehicle is identified as Paul Ray Jarrell. After a prolonged effort to revive Mr. Jarrell, the CPR was discontinued.
Witnesses to the crash said Jarrell’s vehicle drove off the roadway into the vacant lot for no apparent reason. Mr. Jarrell had a history of medical problems that may have resulted in his losing his capability to operate his vehicle. Justice of the Peace Quincy Beavers responded to the scene and ordered Mr. Jarrell’s body taken to South East Forensics for an autopsy. Major Crimes detectives and accident investigators also responded to the scene for the investigation.
Mr. Jarrell was 57-years-old.
Police are still on the scene of deadly car accident in Tyler.
It happened on the 14-hundred block of East Front Street and Clayton Avenue.
We have a crew on scene.
We'll bring you more on this story.. coming up tonight at ten o'clock.