Bicyclist hit by Lufkin Police vehicle

Laricia Young, a 30-year-old Lufkin woman was taken to the hospital after she was bicycling on the road and was struck by a Lufkin Police Department vehicle on Friday at the intersection of Frank Avenue and Thompson Street. 

A preliminary investigation of the crash indicates that the patrol vehicle was heading north on Frank Street when Young did not yield right of way from the stop sign on Thompson street and was hit by the vehicle. 

Police identified the driver of the police vehicle as Abby Brooks, a 30-year-old Lufkin native, who was not injured during the collision. 

Young was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries. 

The crash is still under investigation. Refresh for updates.

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