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Driver ejected in rollover crash Friday on FM 350
LIVINGSTON – Two people were injured in a one-car accident at 4:35 a.m. Friday on FM 350, 2.7 miles west of U.S. 190. A 1999 Honda driven by Pablo Junior Pinon, 27, of Livingston was northbound on FM 350 when a deer ran into its path, according to Cpl. Sammy Lattner of the Texas Highway Patrol. Pinon took evasive action to the right and the car entered a ditch, where its right wheels lodged in soft dirt, causing the car to flip twice, the investigation showed. The car came to rest on its top in the ditch. Pinon, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle. He and a passenger, 22-yearold Broderick Lashawn Forman, were both listed with incapacitating injuries and were transported by ambulance to the Livingston hospital. The driver was cited for driving while license suspended and failure to maintain financial responsibility. Also investigated was a one-vehicle accident at 3:45 p.m. Feb. 26 on Tram Road, seven-tenths of a mile northeast of FM 943. Joe Allen Nelson, 48, of Livingston was driving a 1988 Dodge Dakota pickup truck northbound when it struck a utility pole on the side of the road, according to Trooper Chris Stanbery. Nelson, listed with incapacitating injuries, was taken by ambulance to Memorial Medical Center- Livingston. He was charged with driving while license suspended and displaying an expired licensed plate.