24-year-old Joaquin man dies when truck hits tree

24-year-old Joaquin man dies when truck hits tree
Source: ShelbyCountyToday.com
Source: ShelbyCountyToday.com

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 24-year-old man died in a one-vehicle accident on US Highway 84 four miles west of Joaquin Thursday morning.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety's preliminary accident report, Manuel Jacopa Herredia, an oil field worker from Joaquin, was traveling west on US 84 in a 2014 Toyota Tundra when he left the road and struck a tree. The accident occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. Thursday.

Herredia was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:49 a.m. The report stated that he was wearing his seatbelt when the accident occurred.

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