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What Mike Likes: Crockett's fondness & admiration for Tyress Anderson

CROCKETT, Texas (KETK) - It is hard not to like and appreciate how much this young man is cherished by his community.

Watch the video to see this week's edition of What Mike Likes, as people in Crockett mourn the loss of an individual they considered to be remarkable.

Funeral services have been set for an East Texas student-athlete who died in a one-vehicle crash on Sunday morning.

Visitation for Tyress Anderson, 17, is Friday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Walker & Walker Funeral Home in Grapeland. A wake will follow from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Andrew J. Hopkins Auditorium at Crockett High School.

Community members tell KETK Anderson loved to play basketball, football and run track. He also had a passion for dancing and was strong in his faith. 

Anderson played wide receiver and defensive back for the Bulldogs.

The senior died when his vehicle rolled around 6 a.m. on County Road 1825, about six miles north of Crockett. The vehicle drove off the road to the left in a curve for unknown reasons. 

Anderson was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Clyde Black.


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