82-year-old Nacogdoches man killed in 1-vehicle rollover on Hwy 21

Source: DPS
Source: DPS

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - An 82-year-old Nacogdoches man was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred on State Highway 21 West near Douglass Wednesday afternoon.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Henry Millard Jr.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS troopers were dispatched out to a one-vehicle rollover accident about 14 miles west of Nacogdoches at approximately 1:29 p.m. Wednesday.

When the troopers arrived on the scene, they identified the truck as a 2008 Chevrolet pickup.

"The initial crash investigation indicates that the vehicle was traveling westbound on SH 21 and entered a curve," the press release stated. "The vehicle reportedly left the roadway to the right, struck a culvert and then overturned."

The press released stated that Millard, who was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident, was ejected from the pickup.

Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Kerry Williamson pronounced Millard dead at the scene. An autopsy has been ordered.

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