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Troy man receives minor injuries in log truck accident

Clearwater County Sheriff's deputies, Clearwater County Ambulance Service and Orofino Fire Rescue responded to a report of a log truck accident at mile post 9.7 on Dent Bridge Rd. about 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, according to Chief Deputy Rick Miller.

The driver James Smith, 45, Troy, received minor injuries and was not transported for medical care. He had been driving a 2002 Kenworth belonging to Kenny Carlson Logging, also of Troy. Smith was unable to negotiate a right hand turn and the truck lost its load of logs. There was a witness that heard a loud bang before the crash occurred. No citations were issued, Miller said.

This 2002 Kenworth log truck was damaged Wednesday in a crash on Dent Bridge Rd. (Photo courtesy of Clearwater County Sheriff's Office)

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Window on the Clearwater
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