Dennis Criner Death – Cause of Death – Dennis Criner, 54 of Tyler, was identified as the man who died in a fiery crash on Tuesday, 14th of December 2021. The crash took place around 6:50 p.m. on Highway 64, five miles outside Tyler. Police said Dennis was pronounced dead after being transported to UT Health East Texas – Tyler. Dennis was moving eastbound on SH 64 while a second driver was driving westbound on the same roadway, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The second driver who was speeding lost control on the wet roadway and swerved into the eastbound lane where their vehicle was struck by Criner’s vehicle. The unidentified driver was also transported to UT Health East Texas – Tyler and remains in serious condition.
Investigations are ongoing at the moment.