HAMILTON - One man is dead after his vehicle crashed on FM 218 west of Hamilton Sunday afternoon.

DPS officers say it happened just after 4 pm. A 2006 Ford pickup drifted off the roadway and struck the base of an elevated agricultural water tank. The driver and only occupant Neil Warmack 55-years-old of Hico was pronounced dead at the scene.  

DPS released the following statement regarding the crash: 

"In light of this tragedy, TX DPS would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone how important it is to maintain a safe speed for whatever conditions are present while operating a motor vehicle. "