Gladewater Police Chief Farrell Alexander said the accident happened about 1:35 a.m. in the 400 block of Main Street/U.S. Highway 271.
“The vehicle failed to negotiate a curve in the road and (Naismith) ran off the roadway striking two power poles at Allison Street and North Main Street.
Alexander said Naismith was deceased upon officers’ arrival.
Naismith was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was observed in the vehicle but it is unknown at this time if it contributed to the crash, which remains under investigation.