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Tractor Trailer Overtuned in Luke

February 13th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County Sheriff's Office responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury on Monday at 5:45AM.  The accident occurred on rt 135 at the New Page plant in Luke, MD near the filter plant.  Upon arrival, police found a single tractor trailer, on its side.  The truck belongs to Jay R Marshall INC of Unionville, VA.  The driver, Kevin Tate of Madison, VA was transported to Potomac Hospital in Keyser for treatment of non-lifethreatening injuries.  Rt 135 was closed for 4 hours to allow for clean-up.  The truck  was carrying logs.  The driver was charged with faillure to control speed to avoid a collision.  Sheriff's Office was assisted by Luke, Bloomington and Potomac Fire Department.  Tri-Towns EMS and Maryland State Hwy Administration.  Maryland State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement is also assisting in the investigation.


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