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Truck driver missing after lumber truck slides down hill


Truck driver missing Thursday morning after a lumber truck slides down a hill on a West Virginia road not suitable for semi trucks. 

The accident happened on Thursday morning, March 7th at around 5:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of Hurricane Road in Frame, West Virginia. 

According to WSAZ 3, the lumber truck was traveling on a winding road unsuitable for commercial vehicles when it failed to negotiate a curve and slid down a hill. Police believe that the trucker may have been lost, or misguided by GPs directions. 

First responders say that they have not been able to find the truck driver, and there are concerns that he may be crushed underneath the overturned truck cab, 13 News reports. 

Cleanup and removal of the wreck has proven difficult due to treacherous terrain. No further information has been released.


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