Andrew Gerke, 40, of Navasota died in a single vehicle crash early Friday, Oct. 18.
Department of Public Safety representative Sgt. Jimmy Morgan stated just after midnight, Gerke was driving a 2014 Ford pick up truck and was traveling northbound on County Road 304, approximately 10.9 miles south of Navasota.
Morgan said the truck left the roadway and struck a tree. Gerke was airlifted from the scene and pronounced deceased at the hospital . Gerke was traveling with his brother Jonathan Gerke, 30, also of Navasota. Jonathan’s injuries were not reported.
Andrew is survived by his wife Haley and stepdaughter Hattie. Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 22