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Truck overturns in Tye, driver airlifted to Abilene hospital

TYE, Texas - A man was hospitalized Saturday night after flipping his truck in Tye, shutting down part of Interstate 20.

The accident happened around 8 p.m. near the Flying J truck stop along the interstate. First responders had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue him from the truck. They said the driver was in stable condition and talking when he was pulled out.

The driver was air lifted to Hendrick Medical Center. No word yet on what caused his truck to overturn. 

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