Carlos Tello Parrà Killed in Accident at County Rd 384 in Smith County, TX

December 14, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Carlos Tello Parrà
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

County Rd 384, Tyler, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
GMC Sierra
County Rd 384
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

GMC Sierra veered from the road into a tree

What Happened

Smith County Police are investigating a crash that killed a person at County Rd 384 in Smith County, TX on December 14th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 5:40 a.m. According to investigators, a GMC Sierra operated by 23-year-old Guillermo Zuniga Jr was headed northbound when he may have fallen asleep at the wheel. The vehicle veered from the road and crashed into a tree, leaving 33-year-old passenger, Carlos Tello Parrà, with fatal injuries at the scene. Zuniga was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries. Officers have alleged suspicion of possible alcohol involvement in the crash.

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