ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A one-vehicle rollover wreck that occurred on U.S. Highway 59 south of Diboll Monday claimed the life of a 64-year-old Houston woman and injured two other people.
According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the wreck occurred at about 2 p.m. Monday.
The preliminary crash investigation revealed that a Federico Romero, 62, of Houston, was driving south on US 59 when the vehicle veered to the left, crossed the median and overturned in the northbound lanes of the highway.
Romero and his two passengers, Micaela Hernandez, 64, and Santiago Hernandez, 86, both of Houston, were taken to CHI St. Luke's health Memorial Hospital in Lufkin for treatment of their injuries.
Micaela Hernandez was pronounced dead at 5:33 p.m.