Fatal Accident as Driver Slams Into Tree, LIVINGSTON, May 21, 2020 - Shortly before midnight on May 20, 2020, a brown 2013 Fiat car, driven by Jimmy Lee Holder, 55, of Onalaska, was south-bound on US-146. For some unknown reason (possibly fell asleep), Holder's vehicle left the pavement to the right near Myrow Road, proceeded through the grass and began to roll. His vehicle slammed head on into a large pine tree, flipped upside down, and caught fire. Holder is believed to have been killed on impact. Livingston Volunteer Fire Department was summoned and put the fire out. The car was completely burned to ruin. Allegiance Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Adrian Ontiveros with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Trooper Ashlee White with the Texas Highway Patrol. Justice of the Peace, Jamie Richardson performed an inquest at the scene. A first-call car from Duncan Funeral Home transported Holder from the scene. Traffic on 146 was not blocked during investigation and cleanup. Holder's car was turned upright and recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. This accident remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol.
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55 year old Jimmy Lee Holder, of Onalaska, was driving this 2013 Fiat Car when he slammed into this large pine tree off US-146 near Myrow Road.
A first-call car from Duncan Funeral Home transported Holder from the scene.
Holder's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
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