Louisiana truck driver dies in Newton Co. wreck

NEWTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Louisiana truck driver was killed Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle wreck after he was ejected from his rolling rig on state highway 87 in Newton County, a DPS report stated.

According to the report, James E. Ashworth, 66, wrecked his truck at 9:16 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:51 a.m.