DPS has identified the man killed in a head-on collision last Thursday in Hunt County as 75-year-old Loe W. Lee of Sulphur Springs.
The following is a DPS report of the accident:
At approximately 2:20 p.m. DPS Highway Patrol Troopers were called to a crash on State Highway 24 (SH 24) where it crosses over Interstate 30 in Hunt County. Preliminary investigation indicates a Silver Dodge pick-up truck was traveling north on SH 24. A Black Chrysler 300 was traveling south on SH 24 when, for an as of yet undetermined reason, the Chrysler traveled into the northbound lane striking the Dodge head on. The Dodge rolled down the embankment before coming to rest.
Both occupants in the Dodge were transported to Hunt Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injures. The driver a sole occupant of the Chrysler died at the scene. The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is currently available.