Buna man dies after crashing into tree in Jasper County

Buna man dies after crashing into tree in Jasper County

Jan. 24 at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a motor vehicle crash on FM 253 in Jasper County. The crash occurred near mile maker 764.

A 2007 Ford Mustang was traveling westbound on FM 253. For an unknown reason, the driver traveled off the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, Thurman Lee Peveto, 62-year-old man from Buna, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Daniel Whitton. Peveto was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

- DPS

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