LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Jose Perez, 72, of Nacogdoches was killed Saturday morning when his car left the road and crashed into a creek embankment.
Perez was driving southbound on highway 59 near the Redland area. According to DPS, he went off the road around 9:02 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Marshall at 9:30 a.m.
Trooper Travis Richnow investigated the accident. The report says Perez was wearing his seatbelt.