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Dump truck topples under lopsided load

Fire fighters and workers from two island towing companies help to get a dump truck back out of a ditch and back on the road after it toppled over near the intersection of Cove and Orcas roads shortly before 1 p.m.  - Colleen Smith Armstrong
Fire fighters and workers from two island towing companies help to get a dump truck back out of a ditch and back on the road after it toppled over near the intersection of Cove and Orcas roads shortly before 1 p.m.
— image credit: Colleen Smith Armstrong

A shifting and weighty load is being blamed for a delivery mishap in which a dump truck carrying so-called "beauty bark" toppled over in the 1000 block of Orcas Road shortly before 1 p.m.

Fire fighters responded to the scene and assisted in righting the disabled truck and getting it back on the road with the help of workers from two Orcas towing companies. The driver of the dump truck, which belongs to San Juan Sanitation, escaped the mishap without injury.

 

 

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