Emergency

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY – On October 12, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to an auto-pedestrian crash on US 259, about three miles north of Nacogdoches. 

The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 8:10 p.m., a 2017 Chevrolet passenger car was traveling south in the outside lane. 

A pedestrian, reportedly attempted to cross all lanes of US 259 from east to west and was struck by the Chevrolet in the southbound outside lane. The driver of the Chevrolet is identified as 20-year-old Kailyn Lewis from Nacogdoches. Lewis was not injured during the crash. 

The pedestrian is identified as 41-year-old Brooke Trexler from Virginia Beach, VA. Trexler was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Nacogdoches County Justice of the Peace. Additional information is not available at this time.

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