Two people were killed Thursday evening in Lindale in separate car accidents.
The first fatality occurred just before 5 p.m. on HWY 69 and CR 4148, just south of Faulkner Park in Lindale. According to DPS, 65-year-old Lonnie Williams was killed in the one-vehicle crash. Williams' wife, Mae Williams was injured in the accident and transported to ETMC Tyler. Mrs. Williams is in stable consition.
Around 8 p.m. Thursday another fatality accident was confirmed in Lindale. Authorities say 36-year-old Kamron Geis of Van lost control of a 2008 Dodge and hit numerous trees on FM 16 near the Lindale Vet Clinic, pinning himself inside the vehicle.
Lindale Police attempted to pull Geis over prior to the crash.
"The Officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle," said Lindale Police Lt. David Craft. "The vehicle failed to stop for the Officer and the Officer turned his lights off and ended the traffic stop because he knew the driver wasn't going to stop for him. Two miles down the road is where the accident occurred."
A short time later DPS reported the accident.
Geis was pronounced dead at a Tyler Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.