US 79 traffic blocked due to wreck

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 9:31am

Tyler TX — TxDot reports that a wreck has the US 79 bridge closed at the Anderson/Cherokee County lines. That location is between Palestine and Jacksonville.

Officials say an oversized semi has crashed through the guardrail on the bridge. There are no reports of injuries at this time.

Authorities suggest using US 175 or FM 747 as alternate routes. KETK will report updates on this situation as they become available.


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