1 injured in rollover accident in Lamar Co.

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LAMAR COUNTY, TX-- A rollover accident in Lamar County Tuesday afternoon sent one man to a local hospital.

It happened just before 1 P.M. on FM 197 just east of FM 1499, near the community of Chicota.

Chicota volunteer firefighters say the driver was headed eastbound crossed the center stripe and over corrected, causing his truck to go off an embankment and roll three times.

We're told the driver was taken by ambulance to Paris Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

His name has not been released.