Major Accident Has Highway 103 East Blocked

Department of Public Safety Officials say that a major accident has Highway 103 E, about 18 miles east of Lufkin at the river bridge blocked until further notice.

According to hwy dept. officials, the accident involved two 18 wheelers involved in a head-on collision.

Both drivers were killed in the accident.  One of the drivers was 34 year old Richard Albert Thompson of Diboll.

Authorities are not releasing the name of the other driver yet.

No word on when the hwy may open back up.

We will post more information and updates as they become available.

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