Livingston man dies, 6 year-old injured in Polk County wreck

By Morgan Thomas - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Two vehicles collided Saturday afternoon in Polk County resulting in a Livingston man's death.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Steve Humbard of Livingston was driving a truck towing a trailer northbound  on state highway 146.  Jasper Giacona, 51, also of Livingston was driving southbound on 146 in a 2004 Toyota Four Runner.

Around 3:05 PM, Giacona's vehicle went into the northbound lane about 200 feet south of Forest Spring Drive, striking Humbard's vehicle.  Giacona was declared dead at the scene at 6:16 PM by Justice of the Peace David Johnson.

Giacona's passenger, Destiny Brown, 6, was taken to Memorial Herman Hospital in Houston and is listed in fair condition.

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