LUFKIN, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the trooper who was injured in an accident Saturday night in Angelina County.
DPS identified the trooper as 45-year-old Randall Noe from Lufkin. Noe was treated for minor injuries at CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin and released.
The crash happened at about 8:30 p.m. on State Highway 94 near Lufkin.
According to DPS, the trooper was outside of his vehicle conducting a traffic stop.
The driver of a Chevrolet pickup, identified as 51-year-old Dale Levy Jr. from Lufkin, struck the trooper. DPS says the vehicle tried to reduce its speed before the crash happened.
Levy was not injured during the crash.