Lufkin boy on bicycle seriously injured in wreck with vehicle

Published: Aug. 21, 2012 at 9:25 PM CDT
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LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin boy was seriously injured after riding in front of an oncoming pickup Monday afternoon.

According to the police report made available on Tuesday, Ivan Escobedo, 11, came out of a parking lot in the 1400 block of Atkinson Drive and entered the road. Misty Cherie Haffner, 31, of Lufkin, was driving a Ford Ranger and swerved to avoid Escobedo but Escobedo continued into her land.

Haffner hit Escobedo with the front right of the pickup.

Escobedo suffered incapacitating injuries and was taken by helicopter to a Houston hospital.

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