Man dead after truck hits tree

November 16, 2008 7:20:30 AM PST
One person is dead after he smashed his Chevy pick-up into a tree.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The wreck happened early Sunday morning in northeast Houston. Police think the driver was intoxicated or fell asleep at the wheel when he barreled through a yard, smashed through a fence and hit a tree.

The driver was killed on impact.

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