Press Release From DPS
At 8:06 Sunday morning, Troopers responded to a fatal crash on SH-64, approximately ten miles west of Tyler in Smith County. Reportedly, the driver of a 2004 Toyota SUV, Shalonda Denise Rose, 42, of Henderson, was traveling westbound on SH-64 when for an unknown reason; the driver ran off the north side of the roadway then crossed back over to the south ditch where it struck a guidewire and a tree. Judge Meredith pronounced the unrestrained driver at the scene. Authorities took her to Harmon Undertaking Funeral Home in Tyler.