Video: Texas rural carrier killed after driving into creek during mail route

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) –
A Livingston man working as a rural mail carrier has died after driving into a creek in Polk County on Tuesday.

Dake Goodwin, 25, died at the scene, located on Wilson Lake Estate Road, at 3:30 p.m.

According to the DPS report, Goodwin was driving a 2015 Jeep south when he drove off the road and into a creek, where the Jeep overturned onto its right side, partially submerged under water.

DPS spokesman David Hendry confirmed Goodwin was on duty as a rural mail carrier when he drove into the creek.

KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

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