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TxDOT: Truck rollover wreck reported at Timberland, Medford intersection

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LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

The Texas Department of Transportation is reporting that a log truck rollover wreck has occurred at at the intersection of Business 59 North/Timberland Drive and Medford Drive.

An officer with the Lufkin Police Department said that James Riley Gaston, the driver of the log truck, was going to fast when he tried to make a left turn, and that caused his load to topple over. The Lufkin PD officer said a witness who is a truck driving instructor told police that the driver of the log tuck was going too fast.

Riley, 31, of Livingston, was cited for unsafe speed.

Rhonda Oaks, a spokeswoman for TxDOT, said that motorists should expect delays. Motorists are urged to use caution.

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