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6/28/06-Longview

Truck Driver Reportedly On The Way To Court At Time Of Highway 259 Wreck

New on a semi-truck driver, accused of intoxication assault.

46 year old Terry Truitt was reportedly on his way to plead guilty to a charge of making a terroristic threat yesterday, when his truck hit a pickup on Highway 259 in Gregg County.

Truitt was formally arraigned on intoxication assault this morning, and also entered his plea for making a terroristic threat back in february.

He was sentenced to 120 days in jail on that charge.

After the accident yesterday, Truitt failed a sobriety test.

A drug test has been sent for analysis.

The driver of the pickup, 40 year old Norman McBride, remains in a Longview hospital.

Depending on his injuries, Truitt could face a charge of aggravated assault.

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