UPDATE: According to DPS, the roads affected after the accident earlier Friday afternoon are back open.


Troopers in responded to a crash that happened Friday afternoon on Highway 79 East in Henderson, just west of County Road 304 that involved an overturned log truck.

The truck obstructed the roadway and authorities rerouted traffic around the incident.

Drivers heading east will be diverted off of HIghway 79 onto Farm to Market Road 1251 into Panola County.

Westbound vehicles will be diverted south onto Farm to Market Road 1798, then onto Highway 259 South, then north onto Henderson.

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