From the Texas Department of Public Safety
WOOD COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A 45-year-old Mineola man died in a one-vehicle rollover wreck on U.S. Highway 80 in Wood County Monday night.
According to a press release, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to and investigated a one-vehicle fatal crash on U.S. Highway 80 about 3.9 miles east of Mineola at about 11:42 p.m. Monday.
The preliminary crash report shows that Jonathan Wade Burge was driving a 2000 Chevrolet C2500 pickup east on Highway 80 at a high rate of speed when for an unknown reason, he veered into the center median, the press release stated. The pickup struck a culvert and rolled over several times.
According to the press release, Burge, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, was ejected from the vehicle. Judge Cindy Weems pronounced Burge dead at the scene.
The crash is still under investigation.