The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


Overturned rig 2

An overturned 18-wheel rig pulling a tank trailer loaded with natural gas lays on its side on U.S. Highway 79 in Tucker approximately 10 miles south of Palestine Wednesday. Emergency crews closed U.S. 79 between FM 645 and FM 1990 in Palestine while the rig was righted and its load transferred to a waiting tanker. Beginning around noon Wednesday, traffic was detoured onto Texas Highway 294 and FM 1990.