One Vehicle Crash on Highway 63 West in Jasper County

One Vehicle Crash on Highway 63 West in Jasper County

JASPER COUNTY - From TXDOT: At approximately 1:45p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a one vehicle crash on Highway 63 West in Jasper County. The crash occurred near Sandy Creek Bridge.

A Cadillac passenger vehicle was traveling eastbound on Highway 63 towards Jasper. The vehicle left the roadway, traveled into the woods and struck a tree.

The driver of the vehicle, 62-year-old Nelda Hadnot Bluitt of Jasper, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Billingsley. This crash investigation is in the preliminary stages and is ongoing; however, the driver may have had medical issues which contributed to this fatal crash.

There are no further details to be released.

Updated Oct. 14, 2016

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