Runaway truck hits the trees

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Gregory Gauthney, 48 years old of Philadelphia, was headed south on the Highway 96 Bypass in a fully loaded 18-wheeler.

He attempted to maneuver onto the north bound portion of Business 96 when the vehicle went out of control and left the exit way on the south side.

According to initial reports, Gauthney had hit his brakes prior to attempting the exit. The truck left the road and ventured up a hill into some woods.The truck traveled up an embankment and struck a tree.


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