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STEPHENVILLE (CBS11) – Authorities are investigating an RV crash that killed Brent Gilbert, 39 of Weatherford.

A tree cut through much of the RV after the vehicle left the roadway south of Stephenville in Erath County.

(photo courtesy: Russell Huffman)

(photo courtesy: Russell Huffman)

DPS says a tire blowout caused the crash.

Gilbert’s stepfather who was behind the wheel was rushed to the hospital.

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