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Morning commute slowed by 2 major wrecks, one fatal

Fatal wreck on Highway 64 E. Fatal wreck on Highway 64 E.
Fatal wreck on Highway 64 E. Fatal wreck on Highway 64 E.
Fatal wreck on Highway 64 E. Fatal wreck on Highway 64 E.
Fatal wreck on Highway 64 E. Fatal wreck on Highway 64 E.
Wreck on Highway 110 N. Wreck on Highway 110 N.
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

The Monday morning commute got off to a busy start with two separate wrecks.

The first wreck was reported as a near head-on collision just after 4:30 am on Highway 110 N. just south of County Road 412. There was one person in each vehicle. One was transported by a medical helicopter into a Tyler hospital, the other by ambulance.

One fatality has been confirmed by DPS in another wreck that happened just before 5:20 am,  on Highway 64 E. at County Road 230 east of Chapel Hill. Highway 64 E. was temporarily shut down for a medical helicopter to land on the scene. One person was transported by medical helicopter from this wreck.

The extent of injuries in both wrecks is unknown at this time.

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