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Cement Truck Crashes Over Guardrail Through Narrows On Highway 14

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - The Larimer County Sheriff's Office shared new details about a dramatic crash on Highway 14 on Sept. 9. A cement truck crashed and fell over the guardrail between Pingree Road and Stove Prairie Road.

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(credit: Larimer County Sheriff)

The sheriff's office says the area is known as the Narrows. They say the 56-year-old driver escaped from the cab on their own and was taken to a hospital.

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(credit: Larimer County Sheriff)

The truck reportedly had a 30,000 lb. load of concrete.

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(credit: Larimer County Sheriff)

Four heavy wreckers and hazmat teams from Poudre Fire Authority and Colorado State Patrol helped pull the truck out and protect the river. It took about 13 hours.

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(credit: Larimer County Sheriff)

It's not clear how the driver is doing.

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