Lilia Lecroy Dead, 3 Injured in Tyler, TX, 18-wheeler Accident
Tyler, TX -- February 3, 2017, Lilia Amparo Lecroy was killed, three others injured, following an accident where an SUV and an 18-wheeler collided.
Tyler Police responded to the accident scene in the evening hours at the intersection of Highway 271 and Loop 323.
Their reports indicate that 54-year-old Lecroy was a passenger in a Nissan Exterra that was heading southbound on the highway. Authorities say the vehicle attempted to turn left off the highway, entering the path of a northbound 18-wheeler. The 18-wheeler crashed into the Nissan, sending it into another vehicle that was also on northbound US 271.
As a result of the crash, Lecroy sustined fatal injuries and died at the scene. Three other people involved were taken to hospitals with unspecified injuries.
Authorities have yet to indicate if any charges or citations were issued following the crash. Investigations are still underway.
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