North Polk County, south of the Neches River Bridge on Tuesday afternoon.
Driver Crashes Pickup, Dies, 15 Bails of Marijuana Found, NORTH POLK COUNTY, October 8, 2019 - At approximately 2:25 pm on October 8, 2019, a red 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup, driven by Stevenson McClendon, 63, of Houston, was south-bound on US-59 a short distance south of the Neches River Bridge. McClendon's pickup veered right, impacted the end of a guardrail, and proceeded down an embankment where the pickup turned over and came to rest upside down. By all accounts, McClendon was dead on the scene. Preliminarily, it is believed that McClendon possibly had a massive heart attack. During the wreck, 15 bails of marijuana spilled from his pickup. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Trooper Chris Cain and other Troopers from Polk and Angelina Counties, and Narcotics Investigators from the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Justice of the Peace, Jamie Jones performed an inquest at the scene. A first-call car from Corrigan Funeral Home transported McClendon from the scene. McClendon's vehicle was recovered by Riley Wrecker Service out of Corrigan. This whole incident remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol in conjunction with Narcotics Investigators from the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
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63 year old Stevenson McClendon, of Houston, was south-bound on 59, veered right, impacted this guardrail, then proceeded down the embankment where his pickup turned over.
Some of the 15 tightly bundled bails of marijuana that spilled from McClendon's pickup.
McClendon was in possession of a lot of pills.
Justice of the Peace, Jamie Jones, performed an inquest at the scene.
The bails of marijuana was confiscated by Narcotics Detectives from the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
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