Alto man dies in car crash

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - An East Texas man is dead after a one vehicle roll over near Crockett. The accident happened around 10 o'clock Friday night on Highway 7, 6 miles west of Crockett.

Marcelo Contreras-Perez of Alto was the only person in the car when the accident happened.

Authorities say he was driving eastbound on Highway 7 when his car overturned. Perez was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say the 33-year-old was not wearing a seat belt.

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