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18 Wheeler Wreck

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Photo Terrah Baker

A semi-truck driven by a native of Michigan ran down an embankment and ended up on the railroad tracks in the early hours of July 31. According to the driver, he was driving at a normal and safe speed but the lightness of his empty trailer and the slick roads led the trailer to jack knife and the truck to tumble off the highway. Although the train tracks were temporarily closed, no one was injured in the accident.

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Is it just me, or was this the poorest engineered section of 412 between Memphis, TN and Enid, OK? I can't believe the engineering thought process when the bypass around OHT was built. This has been the site of many of the same type of wrecks as above. The residents of Sharp Co. should get together with the AHTD and demand that this be fixed.

-- Posted by hogwild67 on Mon, Aug 25, 2008, at 9:18 PM

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