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Spill spreads manure, closes Highway 14

 

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AROMATIC ACCIDENT: A semi lies on its side on US 14 last Wednesday. It overturned and spilled a full load of chicken manure over the highway.

The view is no doubt scenic, high above Wishram at the roadside viewpoint, but the experience was decidedly unpleasant last week when a semi-trailer full of chicken manure overturned, blocking both lanes of traffic.

The incident happened at milepost 93, at the west side of the scenic overlook, on March 2, at 10:30 a.m. According to the State Patrol report, Hugo Garibay DelToro, 35, of Grandview, was traveling too fast entering the curved portion of the highway, lost control of his 2005 Peterbilt truck and rolled over on the driver's side. A passenger in the truck, Jesus Erevia was injured, but not transported. The mountain of manure was cleared as much as possible and lanes were opened th...



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