Fatal Accident

An early morning accident in Jasper County Easter Sunday has killed one man and has another fighting for his life.

DPS officials say the accident happened around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning when 22-year-old Cody Rowinski was driving south on Highway 96, left the road, and overturned his vehicle just north of Loop 149, south of Mill Creek.

Rowinski suffered a broken shoulder, but 24-year-old Lee Alegre died at the scene.

Another passenger, 23-year-old Randall Belt is in critical condition at Lufkin's Memorial Hospital.

Another passenger, the only one to wear a seatbelt, suffered only minor injuries.