BIG SANDY, Texas (KETK) – A Winona man is dead after a Tuesday evening crash that DPS investigators occurred at an “unsafe speed.”
The crash happened just after 7 p.m. on River Road, just two miles south of Big Sandy in Upshur County.
The victim was identified as 57-year-old James Samuel Cabaniss and DPS officer Jean Dark said that he was traveling too fast around a left-hand curve in the road.
Cabaniss lost control of the car and hit a tree. He was not wearing a seatbelt. He was taken to UT-Health North Tyler where he was later pronounced dead.
The crash remains under investigation.