1 dead in one-vehicle Rusk County wreck

1 dead in one-vehicle Rusk County wreck

RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A fatal one-vehicle wreck in Rusk County claimed the life a Mt. Enterprise man.

At about 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, troopers with the Department of Public Safety responded to a fatal wreck on US-84, about three miles west of Mt. Enterprise. According to DPS preliminary crash investigation, the driver of a 2000 Ford F-150 was traveling eastbound on US-84 when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway. The driver overcorrected, crossed the roadway in a side skid and traveled off the road where it struck a tree.

Kavonski Charles Kenshad Thompson, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to the Jenkins-Garmon Funeral Home in Henderson.

It was determined that Thompson was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to DPS.

The crash remains under investigation.

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