At about 2 p.m., the Texas resident was driving west in the outside lane of I-10 when he lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons, according to a press release from the Florida Highway Patrol.

CRESTVIEW — A 59-year-old Silsbee, Texas man was killed Thursday when he lost control of his Chevy SUV on Interstate 10 near mile marker 57.


At about 2 p.m., the Texas resident was driving west in the outside lane of I-10 when he lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons, according to a press release from the Florida Highway Patrol.


The vehicle began to rotate clockwise. The vehicle left the roadway while still rotating and struck a tree on the driver’s side.


The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. There were no other people in the vehicle.