A spokesperson for the Nederland Police Department has released the name of a person who died in a one-vehicle accident that happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. The deceased is identified as Jerry Eden Marshall, 39, of Pt. Neches
A statement issued by the Nederland Police Department says Marshall's 2001 Jeep overturned in the in the 2200 block of Canal Avenue. Marshall was pronounced dead at the scene.
His wife, identified as Brenda Michele Marshal, 46, of Port Neches, is undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
A preliminary investigation indicates Marshal was driving westbound on Canal Avenue, left the roadway, ran into the ditch, then overturned back on to the roadway.
Jefferson County Precinct 8 Justice of the Peace Judge Tom Gillam has ordered an autopsy.