JONES COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A truck driver was killed during a rollover wreck in Jones County Thursday morning. 

Terry Joe Mathis 69, of Rule, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on FM 2834 six miles northeast of  Hamlin around 10:17 a.m., according to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The press release claims Mathis was traveling west down the road when his truck experienced an axle malfunction, which caused the rig to roll. 

Mathis was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of impact, the press release reveals.