3 injured in rollover on Moffett Road

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Three men were injured in a rollover wreck Thursday afternoon when the driver flipped his truck by going too fast on Moffett Road, according to Lufkin Police.

Officer Trent Burfine said Alex Turner Smith, 28, of Lufkin, was driving from the loop around 3 p.m. toward Kit McConnico Park when he drove over the railroad tracks and lost control and flipped his Dodge pickup. The truck knocked down a 20-to-30-foot tree.

Joshua Walling, 25, Clint Davis, 19, and Joshua Phillips, 20, were taken to a Lufkin hospital, where they are listed in stable conditions. Smith and another passenger received minor injuries but did not seek medical treatment.

Burfine cited Smith for failure to control speed.

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