CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Jacksonville man dies after the vehicle he was driving overturns on an East Texas highway.
The accident happened just before midnight on FM 347, 3.4 miles northwest of Rusk in Cherokee County.
DPS tells us 49-year-old Jeffrey Kent Smith was traveling southbound on FM 347 when he lost control of his Jeep Wrangler. The jeep veered across both lanes of traffic, left the roadway and overturned, ejecting him from the vehicle.
Jeffrey Kent Smith was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:44 am. He was not wearing a seatbelt.