Fatality Crash Near Latexo

By David Hendry, Sergeant
Texas Highway Patrol

On October 14, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers investigated a one vehicle fatal crash on FM 2663, two miles east of Latexo.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates a 2004 Chevrolet SUV was traveling east on FM 2663 at approximately 8:54 p.m. when the vehicle left the roadway to the left, overcorrected to the right where it struck a culvert and overturned.

The driver of the vehicle is identified as Daniele Amezquita, 29, from Caldwell, TX. Amezquita was transported from the scene of the crash to ETMC-Tyler with unknown injuries.

A passenger traveling with Amezquita is identified as Steven Sherley, 34, from Crockett. Sherley was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Houston County Justice of the Peace.

This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.