Semi Tips Over, Crashes

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A tractor trailer accident on Monday shut down part of East Garfield Road in Petersburg.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver dropped his cigar at about 8:30 a.m. and reached down to pick it up, causing him to veer off the right side of the road..

The truck hit a pole, knocked down power lines and turned on its side, spill its load of gravel.

The driver was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center with minor injuries.


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