JASPER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - One person has died in a vehicle accident in Jasper County Monday evening.
According to dispatch with DPS, the wreck occurred in the Brookeland area.
Jasper County Pct. 5 Justice of the Peace Brett Holloway said Larry Fike, 54, of Caldwell, and Johnny Sampson, of Brookeland, were in a Chevy pickup on State Highway 96 when they ran a stop sign and into the back of an 18-wheeler.
Fike ejected from the pickup and died on the scene. Sampson was taken by helicopter to a Beaumont hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.