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1 hospitalized after single-vehicle rollover south of Kilgore

According to the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, the crash occurred just before 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 259 and County Road 181.
Credit: Crims Chapel Volunteer Fire Department

RUSK COUNTY, Texas — One person was taken to a local hospital Saturday night following a single-vehicle rollover just south of Kilgore.

According to the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, the crash occurred just before 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 259 and County Road 181.

The RCOEM reports the vehicle is upside down in the median and both inside lanes are blocked due to the presence of emergency vehicles. 

The Texas Department of Public Safety, Kilgore Fire Department, Crims Chapel Volunteer Fire Department and EMS all responded to the wreck.

The victim's injuries are non-life threatening, according go the CCVFD.