One Dead, One Injured in Wreck on Grande


TYLER — Tyler Police have reported a fatality in an early Friday morning wreck. It happened around 12:35 in the 3200 block of Grande Boulevard. Witnesses told officers that the vehicle had driven off the roadway and flipped several times. The driver of the vehicle, Rocky Lee Padgett (pictured) 29, Malakoff, died at the scene. The passenger, Darrell Grayer, 25, Tyler, was taken to East Texas Medical Center Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The crash is still under investigation by the Tyler Police Department.

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