Truck Carrying 24 Tons of Concrete Flips

An 18-wheeler loaded with sacks of concrete mix rolled over on SH 71 Friday morning, June 29.

The wreck happened around 9:20 a.m. near Zapalac Road, about three and a half miles west of Ellinger.

According to a report from DPS Trooper Patrick Mladenka, 44-year-old Charles Royce Baldacchin of Pearland was driving west on SH 71 in an International truck pulling a flatbed trailer. The rig was carrying 48,000 lbs. of sacked concrete mix from the Quickcrete company plant in Columbus.


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