Diana man killed in head-on collision on Hwy 259 in Gregg County

GREGG COUNTY - One person was killed in a two-car head-on collision in Gregg County Thursday night.

According to a preliminary crash report, around 9 p.m. Thursday night 61-year-old Danny Lee of Longview was driving north on Highway 259 and 34-year-old Benjamin Murphy was driving south on the same highway when the two collided head-on at the crest of a hill.

Murphy died at the scene and Lee is in serious condition at a local hospital.

The crash happened two miles north of Longview and remains under investigation.

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