Just after 2 pm during heavy rain, a silver Chevrolet pickup was eastbound on FM 1485 at Idle Wilde when it ran off the road. The vehicle destroyed a mailbox, fence before slamming into a utility pole. The impact knocked the pole down dropping live wires. East Montgomery County Fire Department arrived on the scene and discovered the driver, who was the lone occupant was deceased. DPS is working the investigation. At this time there was no identification on the victim which was a male. Montgomery County Justice of the Peace Jason Dunn performed the inquest and ordered Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport the victim to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for an autopsy. FM 1485 has reopened to traffic.