Jeff Davis Parish woman dies in Newton Co. wreck

A Jeff Davis Parish woman died Wednesday from injuries she suffered Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle wreck in Newton County, TX.

According to the DPS report, Phyllis Broussard, 61, of Jennings, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Daniel Ray Broussard, also of Jennings.

Broussard was driving a 2004 Ford E-150 northbound on State Highway 87 at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday when the report says he disregarded a stop sign and hit a 2003 Dodge Ram, driven by Preston Diggles, 25, of Kirbyville, who was driving westbound on FM 363.

The DPS report also states that Phyllis Broussard was not wearing a seat belt and died as a result of her injuries in a Beaumont, TX hospital.

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