POSTED: Saturday, November 29, 2008 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 10:59am
TRINITY COUNTY - The sheriff of Trinity County died in an early morning car accident on Friday.
According to the Lufkin Daily News 58-year-old Brent Lee was responding to an emergency call on Friday, when he veered off the road and hit a power pole.
DPS troopers say his car caught fire and was destroyed.
Sheriff Lee was thrown from the car and he was pronounced dead at the scene.