Just after 11:00 A.M Saturday morning Hunt County EMS & Cash Fire – Rescue units responded to Highway 34 near County Road 2182 for reports of a single vehicle rollover.

DPS released this statement in reference to this Saturday accident:

At approximately 11:00 a.m. Highway Patrol Troopers were dispatched to a major crash at State Highway 34 approximately .23 miles south of Greenville.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a Cadillac Escalade was traveling north on State Highway 34, for a yet to be determined reason the vehicle failed to drive in a single lane leaving the roadway colliding with a culvert in the northbound bar ditch. The vehicle overturned and came to a rest on its top. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced deceased on scene.  

The driver was identified as 78-Year-Old Raymond Ballard of Greenville. The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.

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