POSTED: Friday, November 26, 2010 - 12:56pm
UPDATED: Friday, November 26, 2010 - 12:58pm
From Lufkin Daily News
LUFKIN, TX --- A 75-year-old Lufkin woman was killed Thanksgiving Day when she was struck by a car while standing in a driveway on James Street.
Iris Simmons Rigsby was smashed between two vehicles, suffering fatal injuries, when 78-year-old J.W. Samuel, of Beaumont hit the gas instead of the brake, according to a Lufkin Police report. Samuel was parking in a residential driveway when the accident occurred around 12:33 p.m. Another woman Rigbsy was talking to was knocked to the side after also being hit by the vehicle, but suffered only minor injuries.
Rigsby died Thursday evening at a local hospital.
Samuel was not physically injured in the accident and no charges have been filed, the report stated.
The case is under investigation.