Lufkin Man Died In Head-On Collision - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

07/06/05 - Angelina County

Lufkin Man Died In Head-On Collision

by Ramonica R. Jones

A Lufkin man is dead after a head-on collision Tuesday night in Hudson.

Forty-four year-old Wendell Porter was headed north on FM 2497 when he was hit by an oncoming car.

The driver was 22-year-old Tyrone Brown of Lufkin. He was headed south on 2497 when he crossed into the opposite lane and crashed into Porter. Brown is in stable condition.

Faye Branson was in the car with Porter. She's also in stable condition with cuts and a broken pelvis.

Porter was a youth counselor for the Burke Center and also worked for Pine Valley Raceway.

He leaves behind two young sons.

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