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LAMAR COUNTY, TX -- Texas DPS says a Paris man is dead after a four vehicle accident in Lamar County Saturday afternoon.
It happened around 3 o'clock in the community of Chicota. Troopers say 55-year-old Barney Gayler III was driving on FM 197 when he crossed into the westbound lane and slammed into a Toyota and hearse. They say a motorcycle then crashed into the rear of the hearse and Gayler drove off the roadway and hit a tree.
Authorities say Gayler died at the scene. The three other drivers were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.
Texas DPS is investigating the cause of the crash.
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