Driver causes wreck on Toll 49


Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatal crash at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, on Toll 49 in Smith County, five miles south of the city of Lindale. 

Preliminary crash investigation revealed that a 2010 Ford Mustang driven by 20 year-old Zachery Jester of Klondike was traveling northbound on Toll-49 when he traveled over the center stripe and struck a 2015 Ford F-150 that was traveling southbound. 

The driver of the Ford F-150 was identified as 32 year-old Eric Wallace of Winnsboro.  Wallace was transported to ETMC-Tyler along with his passengers, 25 year-old Andrea Wallace and 5 year-old Andrew Wallace who was later flown to Children’s Medical Center in Dallas in serious condition.  Another passenger, 2 year-old Daniel Wallace was taken via air from the crash scene to Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.


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