Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook:
Blustery and cooler both days with highs Saturday in the low 60s after morning lows in the mid and upper 30s! A bit milder in the lower 70s for highs on Sunday.
FAIRFIELD (September 10, 2012)-Officials were called to the scene of an accident at mile marker 206 on I-45 about 8 miles north of Fairfield at 1:37 p.m. Monday afternoon.
38-year-old Johnny L. Reffitt was driving an 18-wheeler north on I-45 when he came upon a construction vehicle painting roadway lines.
The construction vehicle, driven by 39-year-old Humble resident Marcus Douglas Martin, was stopped with its caution lights on when Reffitt hit it from behind.
Reffitt was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Shirley Mayes.
His body was taken to the Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana after next-of-kin was notified.
Martin was taken to the East Texas Medical Center Fairfield and is in good condition.
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