1 dead after crash on US 59

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Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle crash resulted in the death of 22-year-old Nacogdoches native, Elizabeth Gomez Wednesday afternoon on US 59, just north of Farm to Market Road 941. 

A preliminary investigation revealed that at around 12:30 p.m., a pickup failed to yield right of way from a parking lot and was hit by a truck tractor heading north on US 59. 

David Trawick, a 62-year-old Rusk native driving the truck tractor, was reported as injured after the crash.

Gomez was pronounced dead at a Nacogdoches hospital. The crash is still under investigation. 

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