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UPDATE: DPS identifies trooper injured after being hit by vehicle during traffic stop

Trooper, Randall Noe from Lufkin, was treated for minor injuries at CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin and released.
Credit: WFAA

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.