Saturday, August 24th, 2019, at approximately 3:07 am, officers responded to the area of W. Cardinal Drive and Fannett Rd in reference to a one vehicle crash. Officers located a black Chevy Suburban in the 1700 block of W. Cardinal Drive. The driver of the vehicle and his dog were both deceased. The preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling west on Cardinal Drive, left the roadway and began to travel west along the center median between the two sets of guardrails. The vehicle eventually struck a support beam for a roadway sign.
The driver was identified as Travis Blaise Darby, a 39 year old Louisiana man with family in Southeast Texas.