NEWTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – A Kirbyville man died in a one-vehicle wreck late Friday night in Newton County.
According to the Department of Public Safety report, Joe Lee Thomas, 42, of Kirbyville, was driving by himself in a 1989 Ford Mustang northbound on County Road 3069, point four miles west of State Highway 87, at 11:40 p.m. when he left the roadway and rolled his vehicle.
Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:12 a.m.
According to the report, Thomas was not wearing a seatbelt.
The accident is being investigated by Jasper DPS Trooper Richard Malone.