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07/02/13 — Log truck overturns

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Log truck overturns

By John Joyce
Published in News on July 2, 2013 1:46 PM

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News-Argus/BOBBY WILLIAMS

This log truck overturned on N.C. 581 at 4:45 a.m. today near Arrington Bridge Road, spilling logs onto the roadway. The driver of the truck was unharmed but was cited by the Highway Patrol for failure to maintain lane control. Logs from the truck were thrown into oncoming traffic and struck two other vehicles, but no injuries were reported. It took more than two hours for crews from the Arrington Fire Department and state Department of Transportation to open the highway back up.

An 18-wheeler loaded down with logs overturned on N.C. 581 at 5:45 a.m. today between Arrington Bridge Road and Casey Mill Road, spilling its cargo and shutting down the highway for more than two hours. The driver of the log...

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