Firefighter Dies In Nacogdoches County ATV Accident

DPS authorities say a firefighter from Baytown was killed late Saturday afternoon after he was involved in an ATV accident.

Officials say 29 year old Jason Lee Derett was killed when he apparently lost control of the ATV and struck a tree.

The accident happened on County Road 433, about 15 miles east of Nacogdoches off of Highway 21.

A passenger on the ATV, 19 year old Jordon Barro was treated and released from a local hospital.