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UPDATE: Victim in fatal I-20 accident identified

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UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Vickie Patterson, 44, of Mississippi has been identified as the person who died in the fatal accident that happened on I-20 Monday morning. Patterson was in the sleeper part of the truck at the time of the accident.
The driver, Douglas Spencer, 48, of Mississippi  was treated and released at a local hospital.

 


UPDATE: According to the Longview Police Department, the Westbound inside lane of I-20 in now re-opened.

 


LONGVIEW (KYTX) - An early morning accident closes a Longview road.

Longview Police tell us just after 3:30 this morning, a tractor trailer ran into the MLK Bridge catching fire. Right now I-20 from North Access Road to South Access Road is closed as well as the MLK Bridge.

We do know that one person died at the scene and another person was taken to the hospital.

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