POSTED: Friday, August 17, 2012 - 3:14pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 17, 2012 - 3:43pm
Tyler, TX (KETK) — The Public Health Department has confirmed that one person in Gregg County has died after contracting the West Nile Virus.
This is the first death caused by the virus in East Texas.
Details are limited, but we will bring you more as the become available.