HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KTAL) – A Marshall man lost his life late Monday night in a one-vehicle accident just outside the city.
Robert Howard Brock, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene on Blocker Road, around a mile and a half from the Marshall city limits, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
DPS troopers responded to reports of the crash around 11 p.m. Monday. When they arrived at the scene, they found Brock whose 2018 Jeep had struck a tree.
The preliminary report indicates that Brock was traveling northbound on Blocker Road at an unsafe speed. Investigators believe he lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway, traveled across a creek and struck a tree.
Judge John Oswalt pronounced Brock dead at the scene had his body was taken to Meadowbrook Funeral Home in Marshall.
The crash remains under investigation.