Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

May 21, 2013

Pasadena motorist dies in Cherokee County early Saturday

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE —  A Pasadena man driving a 2004 Chevrolet truck along Texas 204 was killed early Saturday when he ran off the road and struck a tree.

Rudy Steve Harris, 56, apparently lost control of his vehicle about 2:30 a.m., a Texas Department of Public Safety representative said.

Authorities said Harris was wearing his seatbelt.

Cherokee County Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace Phillip Grimes pronounced him dead at the scene.