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1 person sent to hospital after Lufkin PD patrol unit collides with bicyclist

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From the Texas Department of Public Safety

LUFKIN, TX (News Release) - Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to and investigated a crash involving a Lufkin Police Department patrol vehicle and a bicyclist this evening at the intersection of Frank Avenue and Thompson Street.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates a City of Lufkin Police Department marked patrol vehicle was traveling north on Frank Street when a bicyclist failed to yield right of way from the stop sign at Thompson Street and was struck by the vehicle.

The driver of the police vehicle is identified as Abby Brooks, 30, from Lufkin. Brooks was not reported as being injured during the crash.

The bicyclist is identified as Laricia Young, 30, from Lufkin. Young was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin by Lufkin EMS with unknown injuries.

This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.

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