La Porte woman dies in Nacogdoches Co. wreck

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - A La Porte woman was killed Monday morning after she hit a car traveling the same direction on U.S. 259 in Nacogdoches County.

According to the Department of Public Safety report, Ida Newcomb Yohe, 78, was driving a 2007 Ford Focus northbound, 1.5 miles north of FM 1087, in the right lane at 11 a.m. when she drove into the left lane and hit a 2009 GMC Sierra, driven by Harry Walter Jones, of Pearland.

Yohe then left the road and struck a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt.

Jones was not injured.

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