Beeville driver killed in one-vehicle crash in Bee County

Posted at 8:02 PM, Jun 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-02 21:02:42-04

A Beeville man has died after a one-vehicle crash in Bee County, according to authorities.

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) was investigating following a crash on US 59 at around 5:00 a.m. in Bee County. Officials said the incident happened around one mile north of Beeville.

There, investigators discovered a 2001 Ford F-350 pickup that had struck a tree near the roadway. DPS said it appeared the driver veered across the center turn lane and then southbound lane before striking the tree.

The driver, identified as David Vasquez, 18, of Beeville, was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was in the vehicle and no further injuries were reported.

An investigation into the crash remained ongoing at time of writing. We’ll provide more details as soon as we’re able.