Lela Burney Obituary

Lela Burney Obituary | Lela Burney Death – Rusk County Accident

Lela Burney Obituary | Lela Burney Accident:

19-year-old former Tatum High School student and cheerleader, Lela Burney has passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 followi8ng a fatal vehicle crash that happened in Rush County.

Texas Department of Public Safety reported that the accident happened in the night at about 8:43 p.m on FM-2011, nine miles east of the city of Kilgore.

Preliminary investigations determined that Lela who was the driver of a 2006 Mazda M6I, was traveling southeast on FM-2011 when she lost control of the vehicle and traveled into the south ditch where the vehicle struck a tree.

Burney was quickly transported to Good Shepard Medical Center where she was later pronounced by Judge Tim Bryan.