Authorities release name of pedestrian killed in Lufkin crash

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Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 11:00 AM CDT
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LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Lufkin police have released the name of a pedestrian killed in an incident at the intersection of Paul Avenue and Timberland Drive.

Steven Penick, 55, of Lufkin was struck by a vehicle as he was walking from the Paul Avenue side of Timberland Drive toward Whataburger when he was hit by a northbound Honda Accord around 9 p.m. Wednesday. The driver said she attempted to avoid Penick but was unable to do so. Police said Penick was jaywalking.

Penick was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he died a short time later.