12-year-old driver killed evading law enforcement

TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 12-year-old Trinity boy was killed Tuesday night during a pursuit with law enforcement.

According to the DPS report, Scott Allen Williford, 12, was behind the wheel of a 2001 Dodge pickup. They say he was attempting to evade law enforcement on State Highway 94 in Trinity County, one mile west of Boomtown Road, when he left the road and struck a tree at 8:48 p.m.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:10 p.m. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Attempts to reach the investigating trooper to find out how or why Williford was driving were not immediately successful.

Copyright 2010 KTRE. All rights reserved.