Truck driver loses control while avoiding crossing vehicle on US 59

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A truck driver avoided injury after flipping his 18-wheeler on US 59 north of Lufkin Friday morning.

One southbound lane is blocked while workers remove the truck from the road.

A responding trooper said the driver was headed southbound on US 59 when someone crossed in front of him to turn onto FM 843. The driver slammed on his brakes, lost control and flipped it.

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