Log truck driver escapes serious injuries in morning crash Tuesday

A Taylor County truck driver narrowly escaped serious injuries after crashing his loaded log truck on U.S. Highway 19 early Tuesday morning, Oct. 15.

Joe Harris, 43, was out of his truck and walking around the scene at U.S. 19/Robert Odum Road when rescue workers arrived around shortly after 5:30 a.m. He was transported to Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) with minor injuries.

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