MATHIS - A one vehicle accident claimed the life of a 41-year-old Jacksonville, Tx woman Wednesday morning.
According to Sgt. Nathan Brandley with the Texas Department of Public Safety that accident occurred at approximately 12:35 a.m. on Interstate Highway 37, approximately three miles north of Mathis in Live Oak County.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Chevy Tahoe driven by Yvette Laake-Gonzales was traveling north on IH-37 and failed to stay in a single lane. Laake-Gonzales went off the roadway and overcorrected, causing the vehicle to overturn multiples times.
Laake-Gonzales was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected, according to Sgt. Brandley. She was transported by ground to Northwest Regional Hospital in Calallen were she died from her injuries.
Alcohol may be a factor in the crash. DPS Troopers are further investigating the fatal crash.