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Semi carrying steel slabs across Columbia River overturns, injuring driver

Steel slab work recently moved from Portland to Vancouver.

A truck hauling a 75,000 pound slab of metal overturned on the North Marine Drive exit from I-5 south just before 6:30 p.m. Monday evening.

The truck’s driver was pinned inside the cab, which was crushed against a concrete barrier when the semi tractor and […]

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