Caddo Parish man involved in fatal East Texas crash

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A Caddo Parish man was involved in a deadly two-vehicle accident in East Texas.

The crash happened Tuesday on US-59 just north of Linden in Cass County.

According to DPS troopers the driver, Jordan Pierce, 28 of White Hall, was traveling southbound when he lost control of his car when he traveled into the northbound lane crashing head-on into a truck that was hauling a semi-trailer. 

The driver of the truck, Dametrich Evans, 48, of Vivian, Louisiana attempted to avoid the collision but was unable. 

The crash report indicates that the road condition was wet. 

As a result of the crash, Pierce was transported to St. Michaels – Atlanta in stable condition.  A passenger in his vehicle, identified as Billy Buck Pierce, 53, of Pine Bluff, AR, was transported to St. Michaels Hospital – Texarkana where he later died.

Evans was not shown to have been injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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