Kirbyville man killed after driving into trees

JASPER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Kirbyville man died after driving off the road near Jasper and hitting several trees Tuesday morning.

Joshua Dale Pate, 28, died at 6:04 a.m. at the scene of the wreck, which was on FM 1005, five miles south of Jasper.

According to the DPS report, Pate was driving a 2003 Ford Ranger when he drove off a sharp curve. He then overcorrected across the road and struck several trees.

He was wearing a seatbelt.

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