Brian Lafferty entered a curve too fast on an unpaved road and rolled his 1996 Ford Ranger.
Driver Rolls Vehicle, Alcohol Suspected, LIVINGSTON, April 7, 2011 - At approximately 7:25 pm on April 7, 2011, a red 1996 Ford Ranger driven by Brian Keith Lafferty, 43, of Livingston, was west-bound of Duff road about 4 miles from US-190 East. Lafferty entered a curve on the unpaved road and failed to negotiate the turn causing him to lose control of his vehicle causing his vehicle to roll. Lafferty's vehicle came to rest upside down facing east. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputies Billy Duke and Sergeant Christian Schanmier with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and DPS Troopers Darwon Evans and Rocky Thigpen. Brian Lafferty and his passenger, Crista James, 40, also of Livingston, managed to crawl from the wreckage. Both Lafferty and Crista James were complaining of pain. Both were loaded onto an ambulance and transported to Livingston Memorial Hospital with undisclosed injuries. According to DPS, there was a smell of alcohol coming from Lafferty and he exhibited signs of intoxication. Further, there was a bottle of Boone's Farm Strawberry Wine (drained) in the interior of Lafferty's truck. Pending toxicology reports, Lafferty could be charged with intoxication assault. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Lafferty's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The scene was cleared 8:45 pm.