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Cherry Picker Strikes Washington Overpass

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 9:56 am
Author: KCII News - Nathan Swenson


Last night a vehicle driving northbound on North 2nd Avenue struck the railroad overpass. At around 4:45 56 year old Thomas Sines of Ainsworth was driving a truck equipped with an Elevated Work Platform or cherry picker when he struck the overpass in Washington. The accident resulted in over $1500 in damage to the vehicle. C&E Railroad has been informed, although no structural damage was reported. The northbound lane was closed for about an hour.