20-year-old dies in DeWitt crash on 183 south of Cuero

Nikole Rhoades, 20, of Cuero, died in an early Monday morning crash in DeWitt County.

Nikole Rhoades, 20, of Cuero, died Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 183 in DeWitt County.

About 3:30 a.m., Rhoades' 2008 Pontiac Grand Am, which was headed south on the highway about 2 miles north of Farm-to-Market Road 237, crossed the center line, ran off the road and struck a tree, said Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Trooper Gerald Bryant.

Rhoades was pronounced dead at the scene by DeWitt County Justice of the Peace Bill Robinson. She was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, Bryant said.

The wreck is under investigation by DPS Trooper James Vinson.