(To correct owner of bucket truck)
A two-vehicle accident Monday morning near San Augustine has taken the life of a Hemphill woman.
DPS Communications in Lufkin says 48-year old Marti Edgar-Pearson was traveling west on S.H. 21, some 3 miles east of San Augustine around 9:30 a.m. in a Chevrolet passenger car, when she crossed over the center stripe and struck an International bucket truck head-on, reported to be owned by a local internet provider, and driven by 42-year old Mike McCauley of San Augustine.
Ms. Pearson was dead at the scene.
A passenger in the truck, 42-year old Mark Trammel of San Augustine was uninjured.
McCauley was transferred to CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial in San Augustine with unknown injuries.