Center resident dies from injuries sustained in early Sunday morning wreck

SHELBY COUNTY On August 25, The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigated a one vehicle fatal crash on Texas State Highway 7, about 12 miles west of Center.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 3:15 a.m., a 2008 Ford pickup was traveling east when the pickup drove off the roadway to the right and struck a tree before overturning.

The driver is identified as 28-year-old Julio Vazquez from Center. Vazquez was transported to Nacogdoches Medical Center in Center where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.

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