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Crash kills man from Kirbyville
JASPER COUNTY - by Mike Lout/KJAS and Rayburn Broadcasting Company
The Texas Department of Public Safety says that a Kirbyville man died shortly after 6:00 on Tuesday morning south of Jasper.
Officers said the accident occurred on Farm to Market Road 1005, when the 2003 Ford Ranger left the road in a curve and struck several trees.
The driver of the vehicle, Joshua Dale Pate, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene by Jasper County Precinct 6 Justice of the Peace Steve Conner.
The accident was investigated by Texas State Trooper Shanna Neel.