Truck driver hydroplanes, wrecks on Lufkin loop

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A truck driver driving too fast in the wet conditions hydroplaned and wrecked into the fence of an Lufkin car dealership Friday morning.

Lufkin Police Officer Jim Porter said James Jefferson, 43, of South Carolina, was going over the overpass at about 9:30 a.m. on Loop 287 over Denman Avenue when he hydroplaned, bounced off the concrete median and into the fence of First Rate Auto.

Nobody was injured.

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