Texas

Tristan Miller Killed in Accident at US 259 in Upshur County, TX

Date
February 24, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Tristan Miller
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

U.S. 259, Longview, Upshur County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Expedition
Road/Highway
US 259
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Expedition veered from the road into a median before entering into a ditch in a shoulder and ejecting the driver


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 259 in Upshur County, TX on February 24th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 4:21 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Expedition was northbound on US Hwy 259 before drifting from the roadway for unclear reasons. The vehicle began veering towards a median, prompting the vehicle to attempt evasive action to return to the roadway. In the process, the vehicle went into a barrow ditch and overturned, ejecting the driver from the vehicle. The driver, identified as 33-year-old Tristan Miller, was taken to an area hospital with injuries he later died from. Additional information was not immediately available.

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