SMITH COUNTY, TEXAS (KLTV) - One person died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Smith County.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says a driver struck a tree and was ejected from the vehicle.
The department has released a statement on the preliminary crash investigation.
About 6:20 a.m., troopers responded to the scene of the one-vehicle crash on Texas 155 North, about half a mile north of Tyler.
A preliminary crash investigation shows Jose T. Navarro-Ortiz, 22, of Sprio, Oklahoma, was traveling north in a 2014 Dodge Ram, when for an unknown reason the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Navarro-Ortiz was unrestrained and was ejected from the vehicle.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by a justice of the peace and taken to Harmon Funeral Home in Tyler.
The crash remains under investigation.