Gabriel Garcia TX dies in Lufkin hit-and-run crash

By | December 10, 2021

Gabriel Garcia Death – Cause of Death : 53-year-old Gabriel Garcia, of Lufkin, Texas has been identified by the Lufkin police as the victim that died in a hit-and-run accident that happened in the wee hours on Sunday morning, December 5, 2021. The crash took place at approximately 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Timberland Drive and Paul Avenue in Lufkin, Texas.

According to reports, Garcia was trying to cross the intersection of North Timberland Drive at Paul Avenue on foot when he was struck by a suspected gray or silver Chevrolet Impala heading southbound on Timberland Drive that fled the scene without stopping to render assistance to the injured or alert the authorities. Garcia was later found lying unresponsive in the roadway by someone coming out from Whataburger. The individual alerted authorities and Garcia was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Witnesses of the crash it seems the vehicle pulled to the Valero gas station down the street after the crash.

According to the Lufkin Police Department 32-year-old Roberto Carlos Guerrero, of Lufkin has been identified as the driver behind the wheel of the Impala that struck Garcia. He has since been charged accident involving injury or death.

The crash remains under investigation.

Gabriel Garcia’s obituary will be released by his family.

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