UPDATE: Driver of speeding vehicle killed in Wise County crash
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred last night on FM 51 in Wise County.
At around 8:45PM on Saturday night, Greenwood-Slidell volunteer firefighters, Wise County EMS paramedics, and several law enforcement officers from Wise County and DPS were called to a crash on FM 51 about 5 miles northeast of Decatur. One vehicle had reportedly crashed off the roadway with possible ejection.
Emergency responders found one vehicle off the roadway and in a gulley. The driver, who was the sole occupant, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Investigators say the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the crash. She has been identified as a 34-year-old woman.
Lanes of FM 51 were shut down in the area while police investigated the scene.