Just before 4pm Sunday afternoon, Troopers responded to a fatal crash on Toll-49, approximately 1.5 miles west of the city of Lindale in Smith County.  The investigators preliminary report indicates that the driver of a 2004 Toyota Highlander was traveling northbound on Toll-49 when the vehicle struck a guardrail and rolled down a concrete embankment.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 60 year old Christi Kay Gross, of Lindale.  Gross was transported to UT-Health East Texas – Tyler where she later died.

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