1 person injured in rollover wreck on SH 63 near Zavalla

Published: Aug. 22, 2021 at 6:57 PM CDT
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ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - A medical helicopter airlifted a Lufkin man from the scene of a one-vehicle wreck that occurred on State Highway 63 near Zavalla Saturday night.

According to a press release, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to the crash, which occurred on SH 63 about two miles east of Zavalla, at about 7:50 p.m. Saturday.

The preliminary crash report shows that Eric Swartzbaugh, 45, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet SUV east on SH 63.

“For unknown reasons, the driver of the Chevrolet drove off the roadway to the right, over-corrected back to the left, crossed the highway, and overturned,” the press release stated.

A medical helicopter landed at the scene of the crash and transported Swartzbaugh to a Tyler hospital for treatment of his injuries.

“Additional information is not available at this time,” the press release stated.

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