NAVARRO COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Tyler, Texas woman, Pamela Coffman, has been identified as the body found in a single-vehicle crash near Richland early New Year’s Day.

According to DPS, Coffman, 60, was found deceased in a vehicle that was submerged in Richland Creek around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on the I-45 East service road.


The Corsicana Daily Sun reported that Coffman’s 2010 black Ford F-150 pickup was traveling south on the service road, which is a dead end road.

For an undetermined reason the pickup failed to stop at the end of the roadway, causing it to strike an embankment and vault into the water, reports EastTexasMatters.

The accident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Tyler is a city in eastern Texas. It’s known as a center for rose cultivation. In season, thousands of rose bushes line the manicured grounds of the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden. The Tyler Rose Museum explores the history of the city’s annual Texas Rose Festival. Housed in an 1859 mansion set in landscaped LeGrand Park, the Goodman Museum features antique furnishings and Civil War–era medical artifacts – wikipedia.