Rusk County man dies in one-vehicle crash near Mount Enterprise
From Staff Reports
Oct. 25, 2011 at 3:56 a.m.
A Mount Enterprise man died Sunday after a one-vehicle crash in Rusk County.
According to Department of Public Safety officials, 43-year-old Matthew Karl Tompkins was traveling northbound on FM 95 at about 8:40 p.m., about four miles north of Mount Enterprise, when his sport utility vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.
DPS officials said Tompkins was transported from the scene to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler where he was later pronounced dead by a medical physician around 10 p.m.
Tompkins was wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred.