On Monday, DPS troopers responded to a major crash on U.S. 59 south of Diboll.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates a 1998 Ford SUV was traveling south on U.S. 59 when the vehicle veered to the left, cross the grassy median and overturned in the northbound lanes.
The driver and passengers were transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin for treatment.
The driver was identified as Federico Romero, 62, of Houston. The two passengers were identified as 86-year-old Santiago Hernandez and 64-year-old Micaela Hernandez.
Micaela Hernandez was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.