Tyler Russell has been named as the young man killed following a wreck involving a construction sweeper Friday afternoon on US-259 in Rusk County ten miles North of the city of Henderson. Russell was only 21.
According to DPS, at approximately 3:15 p.m., troopers were called to the scene of a two vehicle fatal crash. Russell, who was driving the sweeper, was transported to an area hospital where he was lated pronounced dead.
The driver of a 2009 Freightliner truck-tractor with a towed semi-trailer driven by Fernando Gomez Gonzales, 34, of Gladewater, was traveling north on US-259 in the left inside lane. A 2005 Vermeer construction sweeper driven by Tyler J Russell, 21 of Winona, MO, was traveling north on US-259 in the right outside lane, sweeping the roadway. Continue reading