Tyler, TX (6/28/2021) – A two-vehicle wreck left a woman dead Monday morning in Smith County.
The accident happened on State Highway 110 around 11:45 a.m. when a Mitsubishi Mirage was headed southbound while a Toyota Sienna was headed northbound. The driver of the Mitsubishi turned directly into the path of the Toyota and the two collided.
The driver of the Mitsubishi was identified as Christina Michelle Saenz, 44. Saenz was transported to UT-Health East Texas, where she later died.
The driver of the Toyota was identified as David McDonald, 85, of Hideaway. McDonald was transported to Christus Trinity Mother Francis Hospital in Tyler and is in stable condition.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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