UPDATE:  LPD has now verified that they have now been in contact with extended family members of Ruby Adams.

Lufkin Police have released the identity of the woman who was killed in an auto/pedestrian accident on Timberland Drive which occurred early Tuesday morning near the Sun-n-Pines Motel.

Ruby Adams listed Lufkin as her city of residence and she was 57 years old.

According to a release from the LPD, there are people familiar with Ms. Adams here in Lufkin, however, no one has been unable to locate any family members. Lufkin Police are now asking for the public's help in this matter.

Ms. Adams has also apparently gone by the last names of Maxey and Crawford and appears to have previously lived in the Texas cities of Lubbock, Joshua and Cleburne.

“These situations are always so sad and we hate for family – estranged or not – to find out about the passing of a loved one in this manner,” Public Relations Specialist Jessica Pebsworth said. “Unfortunately, this is a last resort to reunite her with loved ones.”

If anyone knows of family for Ms. Adams or is related to Ms. Adams, please contact the Department at 936-633-0356.