Balch Springs man dead in Hwy 69 crash
SMITH COUNTY — The man who was injured in a wreck on Highway 69 in Tyler on Monday, has been pronounced dead in a local hospital.
He is identified as Gary Gene Parrish, of Balch Springs.
Parrish was driving a van on Hwy. 69 on Monday, when officials say he failed to control his speed, and crashed into a UPS truck.
DPS says, Parrish was not wearing a seatbelt at the time, and was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
He was pronounced dead later Monday night.