Thanksgiving Tragedy

At approximately 8:20 p.m. on November 23, a man driving a 2007 Mazda 6 crashed while speeding down TX 208.

The DPS identified the driver as local, James Calvin Wesley 35.

It appeared that Wesley was thrown from the Mazda after speeding, running off the west side of the road, traveling through a ditch and striking a tree.

No other vehicles were involved and Wesley was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the crash by J.P. McGuire.