Authorities identified 83-year-old Philip Marsh, of Tyler, as the man who lost his life following a wreck on Wednesday afternoon.
Philip Marsh, 83, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. As per the initial information, the three-vehicle accident took place at 12:35 p.m. on State Highway 31, nine miles east of the Tyler. The preliminary investigation showed that 27-year-old Thomas Coleman, of Overton, was driving a 2011 Chevy HHR south on County Road 21 and failed to yield the right-of-way at the 31 intersection stop sign.
At that point of time, Marsh, who was driving a 2020 Toyota Yaris westbound on 31, collided with the Chevy. Due to the impact, Coleman’s car went into oncoming traffic, where it was hit by an eastbound Ford F-250. The driver of the Ford received medical assistance and released at the scene. Coleman was transported to a Tyler hospital, where he is in stable condition. No other details are available.
An investigation is ongoing.
November 29, 2021