Chireno man killed after driving into creek

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Chireno man has died after driving into a creek in San Augustine County Tuesday afternoon.

Gary Lynn Evett, 60, died at the scene, located on State Highway 21 at Niciper Creek and 7.5 miles west of San Augustine, at 3 p.m.

According to DPS, Evett was driving a 2016 Ford SUV west on Highway 21 when he drove of the road to the right and into the creek. He was ejected from the vehicle.

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