Septic tank driver killed in Nacogdoches Co. wreck

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - By Jena Johnson - email

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Nacogdoches man has died following a one-vehicle wreck on State Highway 21 East, just west of Melrose.

According to DPS Trooper John Henley, Sidney James Woodall, 34, was driving a septic tank truck west around 1:55 p.m., when he had a blowout on his front left tire. The blowout forced him off the road and into a ditch before he struck a tree. Henley said he died on impact.

Woodall was wearing a seatbelt.

Henley said it took emergency personnel 30 minutes to cut him out of the truck.

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