Early morning crash in Nacogdoches leaves one dead

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating a one vehicle fatal crash approximately 10 miles west of Nacogdoches on Sunday.

Sergeant David Hendry with DPS said preliminary investigation shows a 2003 Pontiac car traveling East on State Highway 7 drove off the road and struck a culvert before overturning. The wreck happened at 5:30 a.m.

DPS identified driver of the Pontiac as Jose Ramirez, 43, from Nacogdoches.

DPS said Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene by a Nacogdoches County Justice of the Peace.

DPS reports the wreck remains under investigation.

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