SHELBY COUNTY – On August 25, The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated a one-vehicle fatal crash on SH 7, about twelve miles west of Center.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 3:15 a.m., a 2008 Ford pickup was traveling east when the pickup drove off the roadway to the right and struck a tree before overturning.
The driver is identified as 28-year-old Julio Vazquez from Center, TX. Vazquez was transported to Nacogdoches Medical Center in Center where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.