DPS identifies driver killed in Rusk County rollover crash

From the Texas Department of Public Safety 

At approximately 3:13 a.m. this morning, Troopers responded to a one-vehicle fatal crash on US-79 in Rusk County, 13 miles northeast of the city of Henderson.

A preliminary crash investigation revealed that the driver of a 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, Jesse Charles Key, 23, of Henderson was traveling northeast on US 79 and veered off the roadway to the right into the grassy ditch.  The driver overcorrected to the left and began to side skid to the left, struck a drainage culvert and rolled over multiple times to the right ejecting the driver.  The vehicle came to rest on its top facing west in the east ditch. 

Key was pronounced at the scene by Judge Childress, he was transported to Crawford Crim Funeral Home in Henderson.

The crash remains under investigation.