UPDATE: Kilgore police identify 1 killed in wreck near Synergy Drive

KILGORE - One person died in a one car rollover wreck that happened Thursday morning on Highway 259 near Synergy Drive in Kilgore.

As a result of the investigation into the fatal accident, Highway 259 Loop will be closed this afternoon.

According to a preliminary crash report, the driver, 40-year-old Christy Lynn Pierson, mistakenly entered the turn lane while traveling southbound on the bypass. While trying to return to her lane, she over-corrected, sending her car into a rollover.

Pierson died at the scene.

Three passengers in the vehicle were sent to a local emergency room with minor injuries.

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