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

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

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
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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