UPDATE: Log truck driver charge after Pitt County wreck closes road for hours

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – The Highway Patrol has charged a log truck driver after they said he overturned his vehicle Thursday morning.

Trooper Rico Stephens said that George Bailey, Jr., 61, of Washington, was heading north on Highway 903 near Post Oak Road when he went into a curve and overturned the truck.

Stephens said that the logs spilled out as a result and the truck came to rest in the roadway.

Bailey was not hurt in the wreck, according to Stephens.

He’s been charged with failure to maintain lane.

The road was shut down for about 3 hours while it was cleaned up.

Thursday morning:

A Pitt County road is reopen after a log truck overturned early Thursday.

The Highway Patrol says the crash happened on NC-903 near Post Oak Road around 5 a.m.

Officials say no one was hurt and no other cars were involved in the crash.

The road has since reopened.

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