21-year-old dies in Smith County wreck

SMITH COUNTY - A young woman is dead after over-correcting her vehicle and striking a tree Tuesday afternoon in Smith County.

According to a DPS preliminary crash report, 21-year-old Austynne Brooke Roberts from Murchison was driving on Farm-to-Market 279 when she went off the roadway to the right. She over-corrected to the left, went off the roadway and struck a tree. The accident happened eight miles outside Tyler.

Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

 

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