The Texas Department of Transportation is reporting that State Highway 7 is closed north of U.S. Highway 69 in Angelina County because of a fatal two-vehicle wreck involving an 18-wheeler and a pickup that occurred Wednesday evening.
After the wreck, both vehicles rolled over. The pickup wound up on its roof, and the 18-wheeler ended up on its side.
A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper at the scene said one person died in the wreck. An Angelina County justice of the peace was in route as of 6 p.m. to perform an inquest on the wreck victim.
The SH 7 and US 69 intersection is in the Pollok area of Angelina County.
Motorists are urged to take alternate routes until the wreck is cleared.