Truck drives into Lake Palestine; Driver arrested

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 9:58pm

SMITH COUNTY — Our crew on the scene tells us, the driver of the truck, was in fact, under the influence.

He was given a sobriety test at the scene, was searched and was arrested shortly after.


Smith County officials tell Fox 51, it was a truck that plowed into Lake Palestine and flipped over.

The man driving the truck was not hurt.

People at the scene tell Fox 51, they are waiting on DPS to get to the scene and investigate.

We'll bring you live coverage at 10.


Smith County officials confirm, a car has driven into Lake Palestine.

It happened a little before 9 o'clock at the Villages Marina in Smith County on Big Eddy Road.

No word if anyone was hurt.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available to us.


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