FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) - A trucker hauling tanker filled with jet fueled on a state highway through a rural Texas county last week was charged with driving while intoxicated and unlawfully carrying a firearm,the sheriff's office said Tuesday.
Sheriff Keith Korenek of Fayette County, Texas, said his office received several calls from motorists that a tanker truck which was having difficulty maintaining a single marked lane on Friday.
Officers caught up with the 18-wheeler. The driver appeared to be drunk, the sheriff's office said. Officers also found marijuana and a handgun found inside the truck. He was taken into custody.
GRAM Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in front of a festive downtown crowd at Rosa Parks Circle Friday night.
Two people were taken to the hospital after one vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash in Ada Township Friday night.
Investigators in Montcalm County are working to determine what led up to a deadly crash.