VIDEO: Wharton County deputy narrowly dodges 18-wheeler


WHARTON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A Wharton County deputy had a close encounter with an 18-wheeler Tuesday morning.

Corporal Fiala with the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office was responding to a crash on Highway 59 northbound, just north of Highway 71.

As he walked towards the wrecked car in the road, a camera captured a semi truck coming to a stop just inches away from the deputy. Corporal Fiala moved away in the nick of time.

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