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Propane truck flips on I-20 in Mitchell County

LORAINE, Texas - A propane truck was involved in an accident early Saturday morning on I-20.

The Texas Department of Public Safety told KTXS the truck was headed west on I-20. Around 1 a.m., the driver crossed the center median. The truck rolled over in the eastbound lanes at mile marker 227 in Loraine.

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The driver was taken to Abilene Regional Medical Center and was treated and released.

DPS closed both sides of the interstate as a precaution while crews uprighted the truck about 1:30 p.m. No propane leaked.

KTXS had a crew on scene, but we were asked to leave for our own safety. 

A DPS spokesman said troopers do not know what caused the driver to cross the median. The crash is under investigation.


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