Two adults and two children were killed Sunday in a two-vehicle crash between Tyler and Kilgore.

Troopers responded at about 4:45 p.m. to the crash roughly eight miles west of Kilgore on Texas 31, according to Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Sgt. Jean Dark.

Dark said a preliminary report shows a car headed east on Texas 31 went, for an unknown reason, into the westbound lanes and struck another vehicle head-on.

The driver of the eastbound vehicle, 36-year-old Marcellia Jones of Henderson, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle, 44-year-old Genous Lee Jackson of Longview, was taken to UT Health in Tyler in serious condition, Dark said. Passenger Katashia Shari Porter, 34, of Arlington and two child passengers, 3- and 5-year-old boys, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is under investigation.

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