Driver Falls Asleep, Killed in Leon County

Drowsy driving is to blame for a fatal crash Sunday morning in Leon County, according to the Department of Public Safety.

According to DPS officials, Bradley Wayne Due, of Lufkin, was headed south on F-M 39 near Normangee just around 7:20 a.m.

Officials say the 19-year-old fell asleep, drifted onto the shoulder, and struck a tree.

Due was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities said he was wearing a seat belt.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 26226594 -
Gray Television, Inc.