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DPS on the scene of a five-vehicle fatal accident in Tyler

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TYLER (KYTX) - Trooper Jeanne Dark confirmed with CBS 19 that one person is dead and three others are hospitalized after a five-car accident in Tyler this afternoon.

Trooper Dark tells us the accident happened Saturday around 3pm off of Spur 364 near Lindsey Park. Dark says the accident started when one car was rear-ended, and other cars continued to pile-up.

The driver of one of the cars was pushed into on-coming traffic and died at the scene. Three others were hospitalized.

Traffic on Spur 364 is almost at a stand-still at this time, and drivers should find alternate routes around the area.

We have a crew at the scene and will have more information when it becomes available, stay with www.cbs19.tv.

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