One Dead after Single Car Accident Near Cuero

One man is dead after a single car accident 3 miles south of Cuero.

The accident happened on Thursday morning just after 10:00 a.m. on U.S. Highway 87.

According to DPS Trooper Reuben San Miguel, 72-year-old Michael Franklin was traveling north when his truck left the roadway.

The vehicle then went into a median and struck a cement culvert.

The culvert acted as a ramp, and launched the truck into the air.

The truck did one complete roll.

Franklin was pronounced dead at a Cuero hospital a short time later.