Victim in fatal Jasper County accident identified

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.


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