LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Lufkin police have released the identity of the man killed in a car crash on Tuesday night.
According to Jessica Pebsworth, a spokesperson for the Lufkin Police Department, 31-year-old Jonathan Durrell Cole, of Lufkin, was killed after his car collided with a tree in the 1500 block of Tulane Drive.
Pebsworth reported on Tuesday night the crash occurred when the driver of a Camaro lost control of his vehicle. He reportedly drifted, overcorrected and left the roadway, striking a tree in a residential yard.
Cole was pronounced dead at the scene by a Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Billy Ball. No one else was in the vehicle.
The crash remains under investigation.