2 injured in rollover

By Erika Pedroza | Published Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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Two Nevada men were injured in a one-vehicle rollover south of Decatur. The accident occurred just after 2 Tuesday morning.

One Behicle Rollover

ONE-VEHICLE ROLLOVER – A Decatur police officer inspects the tracks for damage after a Toyota Tundra rolled across it early Tuesday morning. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

The names of the victims were not available as of press time. Both were transported to Wise Regional Health System in Decatur with non life-threatening injuries.

According to investigators, the men were traveling south on U.S. 287 from Reno, Nev., to Houston when it appears the driver fell asleep. The Toyota pickup rolled across the median, across the northbound lanes and across the railroad tracks before landing on a fence on the east side of the tracks.

No other vehicles were involved.

Decatur police and fire departments responded, along with Wise County medics.

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