Douglass woman killed in 2-vehicle crash

Source: DPS
Source: DPS

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Douglass woman who was a passenger in a two-vehicle accident died from injuries she sustained in the wreck Monday afternoon in Nacogdoches County.

Blanca Abrego-Gonzales, 69, died at a Nacogdoches hospital at 1:09 p.m.

According to the DPS report, Violeta Sanchez, 41, of Douglass, was driving a 2005 GMC Yukon southbound on FM 2782 at 12:20 p.m. when she did not yield right-of-way at the stop sign on State Highway 7 and struck a 2015 Chevy pickup driven by Joe Stephen Howell, 38, of Mexia, who was driving eastbound on State Highway 7.

Abrego-Gonzales was a passenger in Sanchez's vehicle. Howell and Sanchez were injured in the crash.

All three were wearing seatbelts.

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