POSTED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 10:19pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 4:16pm
Lufkin, Tx (KETK) — UPDATE (Thursday, May 23, 4:15 p.m.): A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a car Wednesday night south of Diboll.
According to Angelina County DPS, around 8:50 p.m., Patrick Henry Clark, 64, of Lufkin was walking down U.S. Highway 59 at mile marker 403 just south of Diboll.
Brently Lucas of Corrigan was driving south on US 59 when he struck Clark in the lane.
Clark was pronounced dead at the scene and was taken to Carraway Funeral Home.
Angelina County DPS has confirmed that DPS officials and Diboll Police are on the scene of a fatal car and pedestrian accident on U.S. Highway 59 just south of Diboll.
Traffic on the southbound lane is down to a one lane in the area.
We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.