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Rick Lord A close call in Colorado, a lousy landing in California, and a new attraction in Florida on this USA Update

April 23, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Colorado... a driver had to be cut out from his car after he wrecked and got trapped underneath a dairy truck in Aurora this morning. The accident happened just before 7AM. Fire crews were able to extricate the driver and load him into a waiting ambulance. No word yet on his condition, or what caused the accident in the first place...

California... a hot-air balloon makes an unexpected landing on a bridge in Rancho Bernardo. The balloon had eight people on board, plus the pilot. Because of wind gusts, it missed its intended target and came down next to some stores. Shoppers even helped out by grabbing the ropes, directing the balloon away from a street lamp. No one was hurt, but police say it could have been different if the balloon landed on the nearby freeway...

Florida... the Miami Seaquarium welcomes its newest addition- a baby dolphin. The park now wants visitors to help choose a name for their new star. The choices are Fiji, Bali, Sanibel or Calypso. The naming contest on Facebook runs through May 7th. And with that, we have made a splash on this USA Update.


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