Rear-end collision kills 1 on I-20 in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY - Troopers are currently on the scene of a rear end collision that turned fatal Thursday afternoon on Interstate 20 near Highway 110 in Tyler.

According to a preliminary crash report, a driver of a 2015 Dodge pickup traveling westbound on I-20 when it rear-ended a passenger van that had slowed for traffic ahead near mile marker 548.

The van driver died at the scene. Their family members are yet to be notified. No word on any other injuries.

Traffic is backed up in the westbound lanes as crews work to clear the scene. 

Caution is advised if you are traveling in the area.

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