Wreck claims life of local 23-year-old

The Daily Sentinel

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Justin Lee Walker, 23, of Nacogdoches, died Feb. 1 after his vehicle struck a ditch on State Highway 204 in Cherokee County, according to the Department of Public Safety. Walker was eastbound at 1:40 a.m. in a 1999 Chevrolet pickup when his vehicle drifted across the road and into a ditch where it overturned and struck several trees, DPS said. A death inquest was performed by Cherokee County Justice of the Peace Vera Foreman. Walker was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the wreck, according to DPS. The wreck was investigated by Trooper Bruce Bradley.