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Driver arrested, charged with DWI after flipping car into ETX lake

Matthew King. Photo Source: Smith County Jail. Matthew King. Photo Source: Smith County Jail.

UPDATE: Department of Public Safety Troopers arrested the driver of the vehicle that flipped into an East Texas lake on Thursday night.

Matthew King of Tyler is charged with DWI.


UPDATE: A Lake Palestine dock is need of repair after a one-vehicle accident Thursday evening.


Noonday Firefighter Jonathon Mcclish told us around 9 p.m. a man drove off of Big Eddy Road and onto a dock. The dock gave way flipping the truck into a shallow part of the lake.  

Mcclish said the driver was standing next to his vehicle when authorities arrived.

Officials tell us the driver does not appear to be injured.

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