Orange Grove resident killed in rollover accident

Authorities said a 55-year-old Orange Grove resident was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver of the vehicle was transported by HALO Flight to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital with serious injuries.

SANDIA, TEXAS (KIII NEWS) - A man was killed late Wednesday night in a single-vehicle accident on FM 3162 in Live Oak County.

Department of Public Safety troopers said a Jeep Liberty was traveling about seven miles north of Sandia on FM 3162 when it took a curve at an unsafe speed, causing the vehicle to go off the roadway and flip multiple times.

Neither the driver of the Jeep or the passenger were wearing their seatbelt at the time of the crash and both were ejected from the vehicle.

Authorities said a 55-year-old Orange Grove resident was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver of the vehicle was transported by HALO Flight to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital with serious injuries.

The accident is under investigation.

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