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Tie-up on the hill


Heidi McCarty

Two accidents caused traffic problems on SR97, Friday morning. A semi-truck and trailor blocked the highway between South Columbus and Simcoe Drive exits above. Earlier, a Roosevelt School District bus was involved in an accident when strong winds blew a semi-truck and trailer onto its side at milepost 7 around 5:45 a.m. The truck, a 2012 Freightliner driven by James B. Dunn, of Knoxville, Tenn., flipped onto the passenger side and blocked all lanes with the trailer extending to the east edge of the highway. The bus, driven by Gwenda L. Mosbrucker, of Goldendale went around another truck that had pulled over for the wreck and was unable to stop before running into the top of the truck's c...

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