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02/07/06 - Lufkin

Drunk Driver Pleaded Guilty

by Ramonica R. Jones

A Lufkin man who caused a deadly wreck back in July has pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter.

Twenty-two year-old Tyrone Brown entered the plea Tuesday afternoon in a Lufkin courtroom. A judge will sentence him after a pre-sentence investigation.

Brown crashed head-on into 44-year-old Wendell Porter on highway 2497 near Hudson. Porter died in the July 5th crash. A passenger was also hurt.

Brown had been drinking before the wreck.

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