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Reckless driver runs off road and hits tree on 103 West

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

A Crockett man is in the hospital after a reckless driving incident.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Marc Slocum, around 6:30 p.m. 

Charles Tucker, 58, of Crockett, was reported to be driving recklessly heading westbound on State Highway 103 towards Crockett just past Newman Road.

Slocum said at one point Tucker ran a jeep off the road.

No one in the jeep was hurt.

After the incident with the jeep, Tucker reportedly entered the wrong lane of the highway, over corrected and ran off the road into a tree. Tucker was taken to a Lufkin hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Slocum says Tucker will be charged with driving while intoxicated.

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