Longview man killed in one-vehicle wreck in Rusk County

Longview man killed in one-vehicle wreck in Rusk County
Longview man killed in one-vehicle wreck in Rusk County (Source: Gray News)

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A Longview man died early Sunday after crashing his SUV into a culvert in Rusk County.

According to the DPS report, troopers responded to a crash on State Highway 322, around 5 miles south of Lakeport in Rusk County, at 5:50 a.m.

According to a preliminary report, the driver, identified as Jose Antonio Escamilla-Rodriguez, 31, of Longview, was driving north on SH-322 when his SUV veered off the roadway and into a ditch. The SUV crashed into the culvert and overturned.

Escamilla-Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s unclear what caused Escamilla-Rodriguez’s vehicle to crash

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