MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A two-vehicle accident on US Highway 59 near New Caney Wednesday involving a SUV and an 18-wheeler resulted in the death of a 40-year-old Brookeland woman.
According to an accident report from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the woman was identified as Kayla Daniell Deerdoff.
The accident occurred at about 1:35 p.m. The DPS report stated that a 2014 Volvo tractor-trailer rig driven by Felicia Tolbert of Memphis, Tennessee was stopped on the shoulder on the southbound side of US 59 when the 2002 Nissa Xterra driven by Deerdoff slammed into the rear end of the trailer.
Deerdoff was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical personnel.