Lufkin man killed in one-vehicle crash

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin man has died following a one-vehicle crash Tuesday evening.

Eladio Hernandez, 57, died at the scene, located on FM 2251, about one mile north of FM 2021, at 6:13 p.m.

According to DPS, Hernandez was driving a 2002 Chevy pickup north on FM 2251 around 5 p.m. when he drove into the southbound lane, overcorrected back to the right and drove off the road and struck a tree.

Two passengers were riding with Hernandez. Adrian Michelle Silvas, 19, of Diboll, was taken by helicopter to a Tyler hospital. Carlos Malpica, 18, of Lufkin, was taken to a Lufkin hospital.

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