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Update: One hurt in crash on Hwy. 149

TATUM, TX (KLTV) - One man escaped a two car crash with only minor injuries.

The crash happened 2:30 Monday afternoon.

Troopers say a truck was stopped to make a left hand turn on Hwy. 149 when it was rear-ended by a car.

The driver of the car said he was distracted, looked up and couldn't stop before hitting the truck.

Witnesses say the car's driver had a Bible and a cell phone in the seat next to him.

The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital with only minor injuries to his leg.

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