SABINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 22-year-old woman died when she drove off the road near Hemphill late Monday night, and her SUV struck a tree.
According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the one-vehicle crash occurred on State Highway 87 about one mile south of Hemphill at about 11:25 p.m. Monday.
The preliminary crash report shows that Ashley Nicole Ener, of Hemphill, was driving a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee north on SH 87 when she drove over into the southbound lane. Ener then over-corrected to the right then back to the left before her vehicle left the road and struck a tree, the press release stated.
A Sabine County justice of the peace pronounced Ener dead at the scene of the wreck.
The wreck is still under investigation.