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DPS: Lufkin man who died in rollover accident was over legal limit

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LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

A Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman said that the man who died in a rollover crash on US Highway 59 north of Lufkin on Jan. 6 had a blood-alcohol level that was above the legal limit.

Trooper David Hendry said on Friday that the toxicology report indicated that Marty Jay Allen, 55, of Lufkin, had a blood-alcohol level that was over the legal limit of .08. However, Hendry said he was unable to give Allen's exact blood-alcohol level.

Allen died at the scene at 7:15 p.m. on Jan. 6.

According to the DPS report, Allen was driving a 1998 Chrysler Sebring northbound on US 59, three miles north of Lufkin, at 6:53 p.m., when he left the road to the right, struck a culvert and overturned.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

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