Lufkin Man Dies In Auto Accident

A Lufkin man is dead following an accident late Tuesday night.

According to DPS Troopers, Wendel Porter died after a car crossed the center stripe and struck his pickup nearly head-on on FM 2497 near Hudson.

The accident happened around 10:30pm.

The passenger in the pickup, Cynthia Bronson was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle is listed in critical condition at a local hospital.