Truck strikes tree; driver hospitalized

A single-vehicle accident occurred about 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of Fleming Prairie Road.

The driver of a dark blue Ford four-door truck veered off the road for unknown reasons and struck a tree in front of a private residence, according to Sgt. Gabe Huber with the Texas Highway Patrol.

Dennis Lovel, 65, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was conscious and breathing but was transported to DeTar with injuries that were not life-threatening, Huber said.