Minor injuries in Teague rollover

A side view of James Barrentine's truck after he overcorrected while traveling on U.S. 84 West in Teague last week.
Photo by Timothy O'Malley

At 5:40 a.m., Friday, Nov. 30, 38-year old James Barrentine III, of Teague, found himself facing the opposite direction after a scary ordeal.

Barrentine said, “[My vehicle] rolled three times. I am not sure how I got facing that way. I just closed my eyes and held on.”

Barrentine was driving a white, four-door crew cab Chevrolet truck heading west on U.S. 84. The roads were wet after an early morning rain.

“I came around the curve when I topped the hill. The right side of the truck started to pass the front side of the truck. I corrected it, brought it back and I overcorrected it. I went to the left and overcorrected again. I came off the pavement and as soon as my front tires hit the dirt, it rolled,” said Barrentine.

The truck’s front wheels landed just inside of the guard rail before the truck’s driver door cover was ripped from underneath.

“I have an extra pair of glasses in a case

 

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