Lufkin police identify man killed in Tuesday’s crash

Lufkin police identify man killed in Tuesday’s crash

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.

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