Tyler man, 18, dies in one-vehicle accident on Sunday

Published on Sunday, 22 June 2014 18:08 - Written by Staff Reports

A Tyler man was killed in a one-vehicle wreck Sunday.

Braxton Nuon, 18, of Tyler, was headed south on Farm-to-Market Road 848 in a 2007 Chevy truck when he lost control coming around a curve, said Trooper Jean Dark, spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Dark said Nuon was driving at an unsafe speed. His truck went off the road, overturned and rolled.

He was taken to East Texas Medical Center, where he later died. ETMC Dr. Darrell Alley pronounced him dead at 11:58 a.m., Dark said.