Texas State Troopers are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a man today in Hunt County.
According to Staff Sergeant Kyle Bradford, Troopers were called to the scene at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Highway 34 south of Quinlan, Texas.
“Preliminary investigation indicates that a pick-up truck was traveling north on Highway 34 and for as of yet undetermined reason veered off the highway and struck a tree head-on,” said Bradford. “The driver, Joel A. Chandler, 58, of Terrell, Texas, died at Hunt Regional Medical Center of Quinlan.”
The incident is currently under investigation and no further information is available at this time.