DPS identifies East Texas man killed in San Augustine County accident

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Officials have identified an East Texas man who was killed in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon.
 
Around 3:00 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to the scene of a one-vehicle crash on State Highway 21, about seven miles west of San Augustine.
 
The preliminary crash investigation indicates an SUV was traveling west on SH 21 when the vehicle reportedly drove off the roadway to the right and into Niciper Creek. The driver, identified as Gary Lynn Evett, 60, of Chireno, was ejected from the vehicle.
 
Evett was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Sheila Ponder.
 
This crash remains under investigation. 
 
No additional information is available at this time.

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