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One person missing following vehicle crash into Neches River Saturday

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A passenger in a vehicle that crashed into the Neches River Saturday has not been found.

Lufkin Department of Public Safety says a 2014 Dodge passenger car driven by 23-year-old Adrian Segura, of Lufkin, was traveling northbound on Highway 59 at 9:35 a.m. Saturday morning, when the vehicle left the roadway and subsequently drove into the river.

Segura was not injured during the crash, but he reported he was traveling with 23-year-old Markus Smith, also from Lufkin. DPS says Smith has not been located after an intensive search of the Neches River that is still underway by Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens, Polk County DPS Troopers, Angelina County DPS Troopers and the Nacogdoches Fire Department Dive Team. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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