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Nacogdoches woman among fatalities in Polk County early Tuesday

The identities of the two occupants involved in the Polk County Crash have been identified. The driver has been identified as Susie Anna Granger (45) from Lufkin, TX. The passenger was identified as Shuna Latrice Carter (41) from Nacogdoches, TX.
The crash is still under investigation and no additional information is available at this time.
Original Report:
On 2/24/15 at 5:39 AM, Polk County DPS troopers responded to the scene of a two vehicle crash on the southbound side of US 59 approximately one mile north of Livingston.
With the information available at this time initial reports indicate that the driver of a 1989 Peterbilt towing a 1988 Nabors pole trailer transporting logs was disabled in the outside southbound lane of US 59.
The driver reportedly exited the vehicle in an attempt to warn oncoming traffic of the disabled vehicle.
A 2012 Dodge Caravan was also southbound on US 59 and struck the back of the log trucks towed unit.
The two occupants that were traveling in the Dodge Caravan were pronounced deceased at the scene by Polk County Justice of the Peace Larry Whitworth.
The identities of the deceased are not being released at this time pending notification of their next of kin.
Both southbound lanes are currently closed at this time and TxDOT officials are on the scene assisting with traffic control. No further information is available at this time.

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