11 month-old dies after vehicle crash on Highway 64, several injured

TYLER - An 11-month-old child died after a three-vehicle crash occurred just after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on State Highway 64 West near County Road 423.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a preliminary investigation showed that a Jeep was heading west on State Highway 64 West, in the left lane. 

The Jeep then drove into the right lane, hitting a Mazda, causing the Jeep to swerve left into the eastbound side of the road, where it was hit by a Toyota. 

A 36-year-old man from Tyler was driving the Jeep with four children in the vehicle. 

Authorities say all four children were taken to a hospital in Tyler with injuries, where an 11-month-old was later pronounced dead. 

A 53-year-old man from Tyler who was driving the Mazda was not injured during the crash. 

The driver of the Toyota was also taken to a Tyler hospital with injuries. 

Crews temporarily closed the road due to blockage from the crash, but it has since been re-opened. 

Authorities are still investigating the crash. Refresh for updates. 

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