Logging truck's load pulled down electric pole on Chestnut - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Logging truck's load pulled down electric pole on Chestnut

By Morgan Thomas - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – F.M. 58, east of Harmony Hill Baptist Church, was blocked by a downed power line early Tuesday afternoon.

The power line was brought down when a logging truck passed under the lines.

Its load was packed too high, and it caught the wire.

Oncor crews, the Lufkin Fire Department and police responded to the scene.

The electrical lines were cut down.

Norman Oliver of Pollok was the driver of the James Oliver Logging truck.

No citations were issued, according to the Lufkin Police Department.

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