Icy road to blame in Thursday morning rollover; no injuries reported

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Weather is believed to have caused a one-vehicle rollover east of Henrietta Thursday morning.

Weather is believed to have caused a one-vehicle rollover east of Henrietta Thursday morning.

An Iowa Park man escaped injury in a one-vehicle rollover accident Thursday morning.

The accident is the first in what law enforcement and emergency workers expect to be a busy next few days as a winter storm works its way into Clay County.

The accident happened at about 8:10 a.m.

Jason Michael Huchton, 36, was driving to Muenster on Hwy. 82 approximately one mile east of Henrietta in a 2010 Dodge half-ton pickup. Huchton told a DPS Trooper investigating the accident that he hit a small icy spot in the road and lost control of the vehicle. The pickup crossed the westbound lane and rolled over in the barrow ditch, coming rest on a barbed-wire fence.

Temperatures hovered around 28 degrees at the time of the accident. The high Thursday is expected to be 30 degrees in Henrietta.

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