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Teen killed, another injured in Smith County head-on collision

The SCSO said the crash occurred near the intersection of FM 346 and CR 122.

SMITH COUNTY, Texas — An East Texas teenager has died following a head-on collision south of Tyler on Aug. 17, according to officials. 

The Smith County Sheriff's Office said the crash occurred near the intersection of FM 346 and County Road 122. A portion of FM 346 was shut down. 

The preliminary investigation shows that a 2013 Hyundai Tucson was driving eastbound on FM 346, where a 2004 Toyota RAV4 was driving westbound. The Toyota left the road, overcorrected and crossed into the eastbound lane. This led to the Toyota striking the Hyundai. 

The driver of the Hyundai, identified as Molly L. Reck, 18, of Tyler, was pronounced dead by Judge Shamburger on the scene. The driver of the Toyota, a 16-year-old female, was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition.

Officials say one vehicle caught  fire when it collided with the other vehicle. 

CBS19 will update this article with more information as it is released. 

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