UPDATE: DPS releases identities, details of fatal Nacogdoches Co - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

UPDATE: DPS releases identities, details of fatal Nacogdoches Co. head-on collision

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

DPS has released the details and identities of those involved in a fatal head-on collision in Nacogdoches County. The wreck happened on Highway 21 East near the intersection of County Road 511 around 8 p.m. Friday night. 

Officials said Charlotte Creel, 52, of Nacogdoches, was traveling eastbound on Highway 21 and attempted to pass another vehicle in a no passing zone on a bridge. She then hit a Dodge Ram truck head-on. Creel was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck. 

Joshua Pierson, 22, of Pollok, was the driver of the other vehicle involved. Pierson was taken to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

The passenger of the Dodge Ram truck was Derek Stewart, 23, of Woden. Stewart was also taken Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital in serious condition. 

Neither of the surviving passengers were wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision.  

According to a Nacogdoches Memorial representative, Pierson is now in critical condition, and Stewart is in good condition. 

Copyright 2013 KTRE. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly