1 dead, 1 seriously injured in major ETX wreck

1 dead, 1 seriously injured in major ETX wreck

POSTED: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:29am

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 3:26pm

One woman is dead and one was seriously injured in a wreck involving an 18-wheeler Tuesday night in Lufkin.

Police tell KETK, the crash happened Tuesday night on Loop 287 and Sayers Street, when a semi-truck, driven by Stephen Bumstead, 60, of Jasper, t-boned a crossover vehicle. According to Sergeant Travis Strickland, it appears the driver of the crossover, Conta Robertson, 38, of Lufkin, pulled out in front of the 18-wheeler that was traveling northbound on the loop.  

Eva Robertson, the passenger in the crossover, died at a Lufkin hospital from injuries sustained from the wreck. Conta is recovering at a Tyler hospital, but her condition is unknown at this time.

KETK will update information as it becomes available.

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