CALLAHAN COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A Houston man was killed in a single-vehicle crash just outside of Baird on I-20 Tuesday afternoon.
A KTAB/KRBC crew was at the scene of the wreck.
According to the crash report from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), the driver of a semi truck was traveling east on I-20 just 2.5 miles east of Baird before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.
The truck drove off the roadway, “several hundreds of feet down a grass embankment.” The driver crossed a parallel access roadway and drove through a barbed wire fence and trees.
Texas Highway Patrol pronounced 45-year-old Reym Hernandez dead at the scene at 12:50 p.m. Texas DPS said he was not wearing a seatbelt.