TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A one-vehicle rollover accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 287 in Trinity County Thursday night claimed the life of a 33-year-old Corrigan man.
According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver of the vehicle was identified as Harrell Cap Helton III.
DPS troopers were dispatched out to the scene of the accident about six miles southeast of Groveton at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
The preliminary crash investigation states that Helton was traveling southeast on U.S. Highway 287 in a 2003 Chevrolet pickup when he drove off the roadway, overcorrected, and crossed back over US 287. After leading the road, the truck rolled over and struck a tree.
Helton was ejected in the crash. He was taken to the Conroe Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.
The crash is still under investigation at this time.