GAUSE - A man is dead after a fatal crash Sunday afternoon in Milam County on US 79 near the community of Gause.
Stephen Swallow, 65, of Franklin was driving a Jeep Liberty that was towing an empty 10-foot flatbed trailer. The Jeep was traveling westbound on US 79 when it drove off the roadway and struck a concrete culvert. The vehicle became airborne, rolled over and came to rest on its top in the ditch.
According to DPS, Swallow was the only person in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
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