Authorities identify man killed in Kilgore rollover

Authorities identify man killed in Kilgore rollover

POSTED: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 7:05pm

UPDATED: Monday, August 4, 2014 - 10:07am

An East Texas man was killed in a  one-vehicle crash near Kilgore Thursday night.

According to the Kilgore Police Department, at 2:26 a.m., officers responded to a crash on FM 2087 near FM 349. Authorities determined the accident was outside city limits and turned the investigation over to DPS.

Troopers discovered a truck driven by Juan Rene Marcott, 41, of Henderson, wrecked after his pickup slid on the slick road and hit a culvert, then rolled several times.

Marcott was thrown from the vehicle during the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene. No other passengers were inside the vehicle.

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office also assisted with the crash.

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