ORANGE COUNTY, Texas — Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating a crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old from Deweyville on New Year’s Day.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on Old Highway 87 in Orange County, according to DPS Lt. Chuck Havard.
A preliminary investigation suggests the driver drove off the highway and into a tree.
The driver has been identified as Dylan Elmore, 18, of Deweyville.
Elmore was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more information.
Written by Kierra Sam (12News)