State troopers responded to a one vehicle fatal crash Friday afternoon on FM-2454, 7 miles south of the city of Gilmer. Preliminary crash investigation revealed that a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling north when the vehicle drifted off the east side of the roadway. The driver attempted to get back onto the roadway, but overcorrected sending the vehicle into a side-skid. The vehicle left the west side of the roadway where it struck a tree. The driver was identified as Robert Benton Mumma, 61 years-old of Pittlsburg. Mumma was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Rebecca Skinner, his body taken to McWhorter Funeral Home in Gilmer.