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Rig rolls over roadside diesel mechanic during service 


A man was injured while working on a semi truck on the side of a highway in Tennessee earlier this week. 

The accident happened on Tuesday, July 25th on Interstate 26 west at mile marker 50 at the Flag Pond Exit in Erwin, Tennessee.

According to WJHL 11, the man was underneath the semi truck when it rolled over him. The driver then put the rig in reverse and got it off of the man while he waited for help to arrive. 

The mechanic was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment. The extent of his injuries is not known. No further information has been released. 


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