East Texans Push for More Toll 49 Safety Upgrades in Wake of Six Deaths

KLTV News reports, “East Texans are still pushing for safety upgrades on Toll 49 in Smith County, where so far six people have died this year. That number includes 34-year-old Skyler Harper, who died in a head-on collision on the toll road back in May.” The report adds, “NET RMA says they plan on starting safety upgrades on Monday [August 15]. They say they plan on adding passing lanes on every segment of Toll 49 by 2018.”