Driver injured in dump truck accident

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A man was injured around 9 a.m. Tuesday when his dump truck overturned on Steep Hill Road in Warren County.

Warren County Fire Chief Richard E. Mabie said rescue crews arrived at the scene to find the man, described as in his 60s, pinned in the truck.

It took about 20 minutes to remove the victim from the truck, Mabie said. The victim was taken by helicopter to Winchester Medical Center. Mabie said the victim’s injuries did not appear life threatening.

Mabie said the truck overturned as the driver attempted to drop a load of dirt and rocks that shifted as the bin was raised.

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