Retired Tyler Officer Killed in Crash

DPS has confirmed that a retired Tyler Police officer and his 7 year old grandson were killed in a one-vehicle accident.

Officials tell KLTV 7 that retired officer Dan Ross was driving with his grandson on FM 14, near Highway 154 in Wood County, when their truck went off the road, hit a dirt embankment, and caught fire.

Both Ross and his grandson were pronounced dead at the scene. Right now, it is not known if they were wearing their seat belts at the time of the wreck.

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