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Truck obliterates guardrail, rolls on Cape Foulweather

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 28th, 2012

An Oregon Department of Transportation incident responder, Kenny Weiland, shook his head as he stood over a pile of shredded metal and a half-dozen pilings that were turned into splinters after a semi-truck hauling an empty refrigerated trailer crashed through a Cape Foulweather guardrail Tuesday morning. Workers from Burdenís Crane Service think about the imposing job of retrieving a 50,000-pound tractor-trailer-rig that rolled twice Tuesday morning before wedging against a tree about 40 feet down a bluff on Cape Foulweather. (Photos by Rick Beasley)

A large semi-truck crashed through a guardrail and rolled down a steep embankment on Cape Foulweather Tuesday morning at about 7:30 a.m., but its driver survived the accident without significant injuries.

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