JASPER COUNTY, Texas — Four people were killed in an early morning crash north of Kirbyville early Monday morning.
A 2019 Nissan car was headed north on FM 252 when the vehicle went off the road and hit a tree before 1 a.m., officials said in a news release. Investigators believe the car was traveling at an unsafe speed going into a curve when the wreck happened. It happened about a mile from FM 1005.
The driver and three passengers were pronounced deceased at the scene according to DPS. Their identities aren't being released yet.
From a Texas Department of Public Safety news release:
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Farm-to-Market Road 252, approximately one mile north of FM 1005 today, November 15, 2021.
The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 12:45 a.m., a 2019 Nissan passenger car was traveling north. It’s reported that the vehicle was traveling at an unsafe speed while attempting to negotiate a curve. The car traveled off the roadway into the west ditch and struck a tree.
The driver and three passengers were pronounced deceased on the scene by a local Justice of the Peace. Their identities are not immediately available pending notification of kin.
The investigation is ongoing, no additional information at this time.