CHEROKEE COUNTY (KYTX) -- A one year-old boy is dead and three people are in the hospital after a man ran off the road in an SUV and hit a tree Thursday night. It happened on Highway 79 in Cherokee County just east of County Road 4209 around 6 p.m.
DPS tells CBS19 one-year-old Alexis Arredondo died in the crash. The driver, 28-year-old Jose Arredondo is in serious condition. Ten-month-old Vanesa Arredondo and 21-year-old Ana Torres are also hospitalized but Torres had non-life-threatening injuries.
DPS says the road was dry at the time and the children were buckled up. They're being treated at ETMC in Jacksonville.