According to DPS, Joshua Gathings, 26, of Keene TX was speeding eastbound on CR 372 when his car began to fishtail, then began to skid on the left side before going into a roll.
Both Gathings, and the passenger, William Andrew Shelton, 24, of Mabank TX, were not wearing seatbelt and were thrown from the vehicle.
Shelton sustained incapacitating injuries and was taken to Hendrick Medical Center for treatment.
Gathings was pronounced dead around 11:30 that morning.
The crash occurred approximately around 1:00 a.m., however, it was not discovered until 10:30 a.m. that same day by the land owner.