Tammy Deforest had some puppies with the mother dog. The mother dog fled the scene and hasn't been seen.
Oklahoma Driver Slides Out of Control On Slick Roads, Slams Into Building, LEGGETT, June 4, 2010 - At approximately 2pm on June 4, 2010, a black 2005 Chevy truck driven by Tammy Lynn Deforest was south-bound on US-59 in Leggett. Deforest was enroute to Bay City when her truck hydroplaned on the slick roads sending her spinning out of control. Deforest was pulling a horse trailer (no horses in the trailer). The out of control truck and trailer spun several times as it crossed the north-bound lanes of 59 and entered a small parking lot and finally slammed into a vacant building. The truck came to rest upright while the horse trailer was flipped upside down. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Deputy Mike Nettles and DPS Trooper David Flowers. Fortunately, Deforest was physically okay. Unfortunately, she had some puppies with her in the truck, all the pups were okay but the frightened mother of the pups fled the scene. The south-bound lanes of 59 were partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Deforest did have insurance. Deforest did receive a citation for unsafe speed. A rollback wrecker from Riley Wrecker Service recovered Deforest's truck and it will be stored in Corrigan. The scene was cleared by 4 pm.
Deforest's 2005 Chevy truck and horse trailer slid in circles across the north-bound lanes of US-59 and eventually slammed into this old building.
The horse trailer came to rest upside down.
Trooper David Flowers with the Texas Highway Patrol investigates.
James Riley with Riley Wrecker Service talks on his cell phone as he recovers the turned over trailer.
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