Friday, May 12, 2006

Truck Driver Survives Dive Into Water

LABELLE, FL. -- Price Dettjen, 40 lost control of his truck Wedesday at
about 5:30 P.M. on State Road 80 east of Everhigh Acres Blvd. and drove
into water about four feet deep. The truck's load shifted and turned the
truck on its side after hitting the opposite stream bank. The 2002 Hino
ended up with $10,000 in damage but Dettjen came out with minor injuries
and was transported by Hendry EMS to Hendry Regional Hospital for
treatment. FHP Trooper John McGrede charged him with failure to drive
within a single lane.

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