Details were released today by the Lufkin Police Department concerning a fatal accident that took place Thursday afternoon.

The wreck occurred at 12:39 p.m. at the intersection of North Timberland Drive at Atkinson Drive. According to the police report, Lucy Geishaker, 74, of Lufkin, passed away at a local hospital following the crash.

Geishaker was the passenger in a 1996 Saturn sedan driven by Hunter Lackey, 40, of Lufkin. Lackey was westbound on Atkinson Drive when he allegedly ran the red light.  Lackey told officers at the scene of the accident that the vehicle he was driving has faulty brakes. His vehicle collided with a northbound 2022 Kia Sorento driven by Pamela Green, 54, of Groveton.

Following the crash, Geishaker and Green were taken by ambulance to local hospitals where Geishaker succumbed to unknown injuries. Her family has been notified. Green’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Lackey was not injured in the crash. He was cited for having no insurance and disregarding a traffic control device.

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Please keep all those involved in this tragedy in your prayers.

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