Fatal Accident Update

The man who died after a one vehicle accident in Angelina County has been identified.

Ford King, Jr, 67, of Woden died in a one car accident yesterday.  According to State Troopers on the scene, King was driving a Dodge truck east on Highway 7 in Angelina County, towards Nacogdoches, when his vehicle left the roadway striking a tree.  King was pronounced dead at the scene.  The accident happened around 2 in the afternoon.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.  Officials from Angelina and Nacogdoches Counties were on the scene.

King had served as Woden ISD superintendent, until his retirement in 2002.  He had worked for the school district for almost 30 years.