UPDATE: Identities released from fatal Smith County wreck

SMITH COUNTY - UPDATE: The Texas Department of Public safety has released the identities of those involved in the fatal wreck in Smith County Friday morning. 

The driver of the 1998 Toyota Camry is 17-year-old Troup native, Dante Roberson. 

The deceased driver of the Honda motorcycle is 51-year old Murray Clark of Whitehouse. He was struck by the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado, David Hutton, also 51. 

Hutton was transported to Christus Mother Francis Hospital in Tyler, was treated and released.

Roberson is currently at ETMC-Tyler in critical condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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One person was killed and two others injured in this morning in a three-car wreck in Whitehouse.

According to a preliminary crash report, around 6:30 a.m. Friday morning, a driver in a Toyota Camry traveling southbound on Highway 110 crossed into the northbound lanes in the path of a motorcycle. The motorcyclist tried to take evasive action and was hit by the Camry, causing the person on the bike to be ejected. The pickup truck then hit the Camry on the passenger side.

The motorcyclist died at the scene. The drivers in the Camry and the pickup were both taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

This update corrects our earlier version saying the pickup truck had hit the motorcycle. We apologize for the incorrect information.

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