Lufkin woman dies in wreck

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin woman who was travelling as a passenger on Whitehouse Drive Thursday night died in a one-car wreck.

According to Lufkin police spokesman David Young, Derek Grimes, 20, of Lufkin, was driving a 1998 Pontiac Firebird eastbound on Whitehouse Drive at 11:23 p.m. when he lost control and the vehicle flipped onto its top, landing in the grass near Academy Sports and Outdoors. Megan Villareal, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene. Grimes had minor injuries.

Young said police are still investigating the wreck and have not yet issued a citation.