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Driver dies when truck flips

A truck driver for Waste Management was killed last Wednesday morning when the dumpster truck he was driving flipped and lost its load on S.R. 337 on the bridge over Buck Creek near Dogwood.
According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, William A. Vest of Louisville, who was heading north on S.R. 337, was traveling too fast when, at about 10:15, he went left of center while heading down the hill that leads to the bridge over the creek in an attempt to make the curve before the bridge.
The dumpster on the back of the truck shifted, flipping the truck on its side, and the vehicle slide into the bridge embankment and guard rail.
Vest, who was wearing a seat belt, died at the scene, Lt. Roy Wiseman of the sheriff’s department, said in the report.
The dumpster truck was a 2001 model.
Assisting the sheriff’s department at the scene were members of the Elizabeth and New Middletown volunteer fire departments, Emergency Medical Services and Shaffer’s Towing and Recovery.

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