Man killed in Highway 103 east accident

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -An Angelina County man is dead following an accident on Highway 103 east near Loop 287 in Lufkin.

Trey Gordon Morgan, 25, of Angelina County was pronounced dead at the scene. In a statement released Wednesday morning, police said the traffic accident occurred around 12:30 a.m. in the 2600 block of Atkinson Drive (Highway 103 east).

The car was traveling eastbound on Atkinson when it veered across the westbound lanes, left the roadway and struck a tree before catching on fire. The exact cause of Morgan's death is not known, but his body did not burn in the fire.