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Reportr/Mike Brown Reportr/Mike Brown BIG WHEELS TANGLE—Crashes don’t get much more heavy-duty than this one at 2:01 p.m. Thursday on US 79 at Mine Services involving a large tractor and a truck cab “piggy-backing” two more cabs. Trooper Erik Gaston listed the tractor driver as Robert Alvarado, 26, of Hearne and the truck driver as Ralph Brady of Georgia. No injuries were reported.

Gaston said the tractor was turning into Mine Services when the crash occurred. Moderate damages were reported to the tractor and to two of the three truck cabs. The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene and traffic was slowed around the accident scene while the site was cleaned up.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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