Lufkin woman dies after crashing into light pole on Loop 287

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Scene of the crash. Photo courtesy of Jessica Pebsworth and city of Lufkin

UPDATE – Lufkin officials have cleared the scene of the one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred in front of Loving Nissan Wednesday afternoon.

According to a report, around 5:25 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, a woman driving a white Mercedes SUV was headed northbound on Loop 287 at a very high-rate of speed, witnesses said. The vehicle then unexpectedly ran off the road just before the dealership and collided with a light pole.

Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Billy Ball pronounced the woman dead at the scene. Police have yet to identify the victim.

At this time, the crash remains under investigation.


LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) – Lufkin emergency officials are on the scene of a fatal wreck on Loop 287 in front of Loving Toyota.

The crash, which occurred on the northbound side around 5:20 p.m. is not blocking the road but has caused traffic to move slowly in the area.

Lufkin officials have said to use caution and expect delays as they work to clear the scene.

This story is developing, KETK will keep you updated as more information comes out.

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