A local man crashed into a tree yesterday and died as a result of his injuries.
58-year-old Ricky Hales of Azle died at an area hospital yesterday morning after a one-vehicle accident. The accident happened on FM 730 near Flat Rock Road. Law enforcement said his truck veered off the left side of the roadway, went through a wire fence and struck a tree.
Police are investigating why Hales’ vehicle drifted off the road.