NEWTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin truck driver was not at fault in a wreck with killed a Jasper man, a DPS trooper said Monday.
Authorities say James Lewis, 41, was driving on the wrong side of the road on State Highway 87.
According to a previous report, a Lufkin truck driver crossed the center line and struck Lewis' vehicle. Trooper Scott Folmar, who investigated the accident, said the truck driver, Darren Patrick Foreman, crossed the center line in order to avoid a collision.
Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene. Foreman was not injured. Lewis was wearing his seat belt.
Folmar said the case is still under investigation.
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