Driver killed in single vehicle crash along Wise County road

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred yesterday evening on FM 2264 in rural Wise County.

At around 6:53pm Sunday evening, first responders from the East Wise VFD, Wise County EMS, DPS, and Wise County sheriffs deputies were called to the scene on FM 2264 just north of FM 407. Reported to be an overturned vehicle.

Traffic investigators say a driver was traveling northbound on FM 2264 when his vehicle crashed off the roadway, hit a culvert, and overturned. The 45-year-old driver was ejected from the vehicle.

Paramedics pronounced him deceased at the scene.

Lanes of the roadway were closed while troopers investigated the scene. The cause is still under investigation.