DPS Identifies Driver Killed in Rollover Crash Near Wall


SAN ANGELO, TX – The Texas Department of Public Safety has revealed more information on the crash that occurred Saturday night.

San Angelo LIVE! was the only media on scene during this crash. To see the original story click here: High Speed Crash at Rural Intersection Near Wall Looks Fatal

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, on Jan 9, troopers with the DPS were dispatched to FM 765, 10 miles East of San Angelo, for the report of a rollover crash.

When the troopers arrived they discovered a 2005 Ford F-150 pickup and towed trailer that was rolled over on the side of the road.

The only person in the truck was the driver, Derell Payne, 59, of San Angelo, who was pronounced dead on scene by Justice of the Peace Fred Buck.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the truck was heading westbound on FM 765 towards San Angelo. The truck drifted off of the roadway to the south, struck a culvert causing the truck and towed trailer to rollover.

The driver was wearing his seatbelt during the crash. The weather was clear and the road was dry.

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