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Rick Lord A big rig loses its logs in North Carolina, a rough landing in Michigan, and an old bridge gets put out of its misery in Wyoming on this USA Update

March 21, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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North Carolina... a log truck overturns, injuring three people and making a big mess. Police say a van was trying to make a left turn into a gas station. The log truck moved into the center lane to avoid hitting the van but clipped it and overturned. Both drivers were hurt, along with the driver of another car, who was injured when logs hit their vehicle...

Michigan... a small plane makes a hard landing and then then flips over this morning at Marine City Airport. A spokesperson for the airport says only the pilot was aboard the Cessna 172, and luckily, he's okay. The accident is under investigation...

Wyoming... seventy pounds of explosives were used to blow out two steel arches of the Old Hoback Bridge over the Snake River in Jackson. For the next week or so, crews will work to remove debris. The bridge was built in the early 1950's. Most of it had been disassembled before this controlled detonation. And with that, we blast out of this USA Update.


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