Local dentist killed in single-vehicle accident


According to KBTX-TV, Robert Dorris, 81, of North Zulch lost his life in a single motor vehicle accident just outside of Madisonville this morning.

Dorris, a well-known dentist in Madison County, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident after his 2014 pickup truck rolled several times after he left the roadway. According to investigators, he was wearing his seatbelt.

He was driving southbound on FM 1372 about five miles southwest of Madisonville. No other vehicles were involved in the incident. DPS is continuing to investigate why the pickup left the roadway.