Man dies in Wise County crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Thursday afternoon along Highway 287 in Alvord.

At 4:51pm, Alvord FD, Wise County EMS, Wise County Sheriff’s Office and DPS Troopers responded to the scene on northbound 287 near County Road 2798.

Investigators say the driver of a pickup truck drove off the road and struck a tree. He was not wearing a seatbelt. Authorities have identified the driver as a 56-year-old man from Bowie.

The crash remains under investigation.