The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers are investigating a fatal crash on County Road 4011, approximately three miles south of Newton, that occurred Tuesday, October 4, 2022.
The preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 5:40 p.m., a 2008 Ford SUV was traveling south and traveled off the road to the right into a tall grassy area and caught on fire.
The driver, identified as 52-year-old Kristi Davis of Newton, was pronounced deceased on scene by a Justice of the Peace.
This is an ongoing investigation and there is no additional information available.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family during this time.