Nacogdoches man dies in one vehicle accident

Nacogdoches man dies in one vehicle accident

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 37-year-old Lufkin man died in a one-vehicle rollover accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 59 early Wednesday morning.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the victim was identified as Agapito Angel Cifuentes.

The press release stated that the crash occurred about six and a half miles south of Nacogdoches at about 1:26 a.m. Wednesday morning. A 2002 Ford pickup driven by Cifuentes was heading south on U.S. 59 when it went through the median and overturned several times on the northbound side of U.S. 59.

Cifuentes was not wearing seat belt, and he was partially ejected during the crash, the press release stated.

Justice of the Peace Kerry Williamson pronounced Cifuentes dead at the scene at 1:45 a.m.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

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