Refugio police confirmed to 3News Thursday that 38-year-old Rene Jaso was killed Monday night after a single-vehicle accident on Highway 77 right inside of Refugio city limits.
Jaso was traveling into town when he lost control of his sport utility vehicle, struck a traffic sign and rolled into a tree. HALO Flight was requested but Jaso died at Refugio County Memorial Hospital before he could be air-lifted.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is assisting Refugio police in the investigation. They will reconstruct the accident and also determine if alcohol was a factor.