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By Andi Bourne

Driver sustained minor injuries in semi rollover


February 21, 2019

Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder

Clearwater Towing hooked a cable to the semi truck to stabilize it so emergency responders could begin extricating the driver.

SEELEY LAKE – Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 a semi truck loaded with milled lumber lost control and took out 350 feet of guardrail along the north end of Salmon Lake. The vehicle rolled, scattering lumber down the hill. No other vehicles were involved and the driver was transported to Missoula with minor injuries.

According to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Billy Muñoz, the truck driver from Utah was traveling south from Columbia Falls, Mont. headed to Idaho. Around mile marker 8 on Highway 83, he lost control of the truck and trailer.

"He came into that curve too fast and cou...

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