Grimes County Rollover Crash Kills One

A single-vehicle rollover accident in Grimes County claimed the life of the passenger when the SUV he was traveling in overturned and struck multiple trees near Farm-to-Market 379, authorities revealed.

Police identified the man who was killed in the car accident on Easter Sunday at 1 a.m., as 32-year-old Derrick Tunsel.

The driver of the SUV was just identified as a 20-year-old, who was injured in the rollover accident on FM 379. Police said the driver was treated at the scene of the car accident. An additional passenger endured minor injuries. Police said Tunsel was transported to an area hospital but later passed away as a result of injuries he experienced.

Authorities are still investigating the auto accident in Grimes County and have not released details regarding what may have caused the driver to lose control of the SUV before it rolled.

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