Gladewater man killed in single vehicle collision in Smith County

Published: Aug. 2, 2023 at 8:47 AM CDT
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GLADEWATER, Texas (KLTV) - A man from Gladewater died on the scene of single vehicle collision on the early morning hours of Sunday.

According to a preliminary report by the Texas DPS, at around 4:15 a.m. on Sunday, authorities were dispatched to U.S. 271 around 3.5 miles southwest of Gladewater to a reported vehicular collision. Initial investigation indicated that the driver, Wilbur Myers Jr., 30, of Gladewater, was traveling northbound on U.S. 271 and veered off the roadway and struck a tree. He was declared deceased on the scene.

No other injuries were reported.