1 dead after Angelina County crash

ANGELINA COUNTY - Lesly Cortez-Ferninza, a 24-year-old Eagle Pass native, died after a two vehicle crash on US 59 near Clark's Ferry Road occurred Friday afternoon. 

A preliminary crash investigation indicates that Cortez-Ferninza was traveling north in a Ford passenger car on US 59 before the crash.

For unknown reasons, Cortez-Ferninza's vehicle entered the grass median and rolled over multiple times before crashing into a southbound Nissan passenger vehicle driven by 19-year-old Brandon Miley, of Baytown. 

Both drivers were taken to a Lufkin hospital, and Cortez-Ferninza was pronounced dead 4:50 p.m. on Friday. 

As of right now, police do not know of Miley's condition. 

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