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Lufkin PD: 18-wheeler driver arrested for driving while intoxicated

James Keith Abel Source( Angelina County Jail.) James Keith Abel Source( Angelina County Jail.)
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Lufkin Police assisted DPS in the pursuit of an intoxicated driver of an 18-wheeler Friday night.

According to Corpral Brooks with the Lufkin Police Department, the driver James Keith Abel, 48, was driving 55 miles per hour while being pursued by law enforcement.

The report says LPD used a spike system to stop the truck. The pursuit ended on the 1900 block of East Denman Ave. near Jack in the Box.

Abel was arrested by DPS and charged with; evading arrest, driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance.

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