Tyler Co. teen killed in 2-vehicle wreck

TYLER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Spurger teenager died after pulling out of a private drive and into the path of another vehicle Monday afternoon.

Larry Edgar Jones, 18, died at 6:39 p.m. at a Beaumont hospital.

According to the DPS report, Jones was driving a 2002 Ford Focus and was stopped at a stop sign on the intersection of Private Road 8595 and FM 92 at 4:53 p.m. Tyrone Dwayne Mattox, of Silsbee, was driving a Ford F250 northbound on FM 92 toward the intersection when Jones pulled out in front of him.

Jones was wearing a seatbelt. Mattox was not injured.

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