FORNEY, Texas — A Forney man was killed in an early morning, single-vehicle crash near Travis Ranch.

At approximately 4:31 a.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Staff Sergeant Kyle Bradford tells inForney.com a 2017 Nissan Maxima was traveling northbound on Farm-to-Market (FM) 740 when, for yet to be known reasons, the vehicle hit its brakes and went into a front skid.

The vehicle crossed the center median, into the west barrow ditch, and struck a fence in the 2000 block of Dripping Springs Drive.

The driver, identified by police as 24-year-old Sami Sayej of Forney, Texas, was pronounced deceased on scene.

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