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CORRECTION: Two-vehicle accident takes life of Hemphill woman near San Augustine Monday morning

(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. 

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