The identity of a suspect accused of snatching a purse, then leading authorities on a chase through Smith County before wrecking has been released.
He is identified as 33-year-old, Reginald D. Whitmill of Tyler.
Whitmill wrecked on County Road 427, just north on Highway 110, just west of Tyler, bringing the chase to an end.
Deputies say he stole a purse, and a witness started chasing him.
Someone called the Sheriff's department, and that's when they joined the chase.
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