DPS: 77-year-old man killed in wreck

77-year-old Richard Leland Curtis was killed in a wreck Friday according to the the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Emergency officials responded to the scene of the fatal wreck at approximately 3:42 p.m. Friday afternoon. DPS said Curtis was travelling east on U.S. Highway 287 when he lost control of the vehicle. This caused the vehicle to side skid across the median, the vehicle then rolled until it came to a stop in the westbound lane of U.S. Highway 287.

Curtis was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck by Justice of the Peace Gary Jackson.