2 killed overnight in Toll 49 wreck, identified by DPS

DPS has released the identity of two people killed on Toll 49 in Tyler that happened Wednesday evening.

Troopers responded to a wreck involving three vehicles on Toll 49 around 10:30 Tuesday night. According to a police report, 56-year-old Annette Burkhart was stopped southbound on the side of the road with a flat tire, and 62-year-old Gary McCrary had stopped to help her.

Jessica Vass, 35, was traveling south on Toll 49, and rear-ended McCrary's pickup, which then rear-ended Burkhart's Charger. Vass' vehicle then rolled, coming to rest in the middle of the Toll road.

McCrary was pronounced dead at the scene, and Burkhart died from her injures at a local hospital.

Vass was treated at the hospital and released.

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