Elderly Nacogdoches man flips truck, dies following crash

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 11:25am

A Nacogdoches man died Tuesday afternoon after flipping his truck on Highway 59.

At 10:55 a.m., William Johnson was traveling on Highway 59 South when, for unknown reasons, his truck flipped and hit the Fine Candles store, which is located about five miles south of Nacogdoches city limits.

The 83-year-old man was taken to a Nacogdoches hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2 p.m.

Johnson was wearing a seatbelt, according to the Nacogdoches County Department of Public Safety.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the wreck at this time.

No one else was hurt during the crash.


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