Harrison County Big Rig Accident

An early morning accident involving an 18 wheeler has claimed the life of an East Texas man.

State troopers say it happened around 7 Wednesday morning, on Interstate 20 near Waskom in Harrison county.

The driver of a westbound 18 wheeler lost control of his vehicle, crashed through the median, and overturned in the eastbound lanes.

The 29 year old man was pronounced dead at the scene.  No one else was injured. The cause of the accident is under investigation.