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Crash Involving Dump Trump

June 25th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

On June 24, 2013 at approximately 1:30 PM the Cumberland Police Department responded to Interstate 68 exit 42 for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a dump truck.  Daniel Paul Leonard, age 27 of Oldtown, was operating a 1989 Ford Truck east bound on Interstate 68 and encountered braking problems.  Leonard guided the truck off of the exit to avoid a collision with stopped traffic but he was unable to stop the truck and it rolled onto its side at the bottom of the exit ramp, dumping it’s load of coal.  Leonard was uninjured in the motor vehicle crash.  Maryland State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division responded to the scene for assistance.  The Maryland State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division will continue the investigation and conduct a full inspection to ensure the truck’s equipment was functioning properly.  

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