Lufkin woman dies after ATV crash

By Jena Johnson - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – A Lufkin woman died Sunday afternoon after the ATV she was riding the evening before flipped, according to DPS.

Lauren Alston, 21, died at 12:10 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Medical Center in Nacogdoches. The accident happened at 6:47 p.m. Saturday on County Road 164, .2 miles west on U.S. Highway 59.

According to DPS, Alston was traveling northbound when she apparently lost control of the 2008 Suzuki ATV on a sandy surface and flipped.

She was not wearing a helmet. Trooper Jerrald Moore investigated the accident.

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