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February 23, 2013

Man killed in one-vehicle accident

GREENVILLE — A local man was killed Friday morning in a one vehicle accident on FM 2101.

The report from the Texas Department of Public Safety indicated Suede Dillion Driver, 20, of Greenville, was driving a 1996 red Dodge Ram 2500 pickup, which left the west side of the highway, about a half-mile north of FM 2947, shortly before 7 a.m. Friday then crashed into a fence.

“We believe he fell asleep,” explained Trooper Bubba Goodwin. “There’s no skid marks or anything.”

Driver was pronounced dead at the scene at 8 a.m. Friday by Justice of the Peace Hershey Barnett.

Goodwin said Driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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