HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – DPS troopers were called to a fatal one-vehicle crash Wednesday evening after a truck struck a metal gate.

The crash on FM 315 north of Chandler involved a 2002 Ford F 150 that for unknown reasons, according to DPS, “drove on the west side of the road” and hit and metal gate and wooden barrier covering a hill.

Officials said the driver Jose Licea, 55 of Brownsboro, was transported to UT Health in Tyler where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is still ongoing, according to DPS.


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