The Department of Public Safety has identified the victim of a fatal accident that happened six miles south of Buna. A DPS spokesperson says he is Michael Frederick Evans, 65, of Buna.

Around 9:37 a.m., troopers say Evans was driving along Highway 62 near FM 2938 and he lost control of his pickup left the roadway. The truck struck a tree.

The DPS spokesperson said Evans was towing a trailer.

The initial accident report says Evans was not wearing a seatbelt.

A justice of the peace pronounced him dead at the scene of the accident and the next of kin was notified.