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First responders free driver after semi accident
Posted: 8:23 PM, Jul 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-29 21:23:37-04
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First responders freed a semi-truck driver Sunday afternoon after the tractor trailer went off the road and partially submerged in a retention pond.
Fire crews say they truck was about 600 feet off of the road on State Highway 172 at Interstate-43.
Steep terrain and wet conditions made freeing the driver challenging.
They were able to get the driver out of the truck, and he went to a local hospital.
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