Friday, July 27, 2018

Truck Hits Power Lines

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A dump truck can take down power lines if it "accidentally" drives with the bed in the up raised position. Nobody ever does this deliberately. In 2018 two trucks in NY owned by  Ferrari Excavating got caught on overhead wires taking down more than a dozen poles. The bed of the truck was "accid two days in a row accidentally drove away with their beds in the up position taking down up to 15 power poles in one or two crashes.


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  1. 2000 Dump truck raises bed, hitting electrified line in North Lima - WYTV.com Ohio May 29, 2018 - The power line ended up blowing out all of the tires on the cab as well as knocking out power to several communities.  knocking out power to almost 2,000 customers 
  2. 900 November 20,2012 914 outaged  More than 900 customers lose power after Red Bank dump truck crash ... 



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November 20,2012 914 outaged  More than 900 customers lose power after Red Bank dump truck crash ... www.nj.com/.../2012/.../more_than_900_customers_lose_power_after_red_bank_dump...A dump truck crashed into overhead utility lines Tuesday morning in Red Bank, ... on at 1:18 PM ... fell from the utility poles during the crash and was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, McConnell said. knocking out power to more than 900 customers and burning the driver, according to police.  Capt. Darren McConnell said the truck was traveling with the bed up on Central Avenue near West Bergen Place around 8:35 a.m. The lifted truck bed snagged overhead wires and took down three poles and power lines down like a “domino effect,” he said.  nidentified driver was burned by pieces of metal that fell from the utility poles during the crash   914 customers lost power a

Oct 25, 2012 Dump truck hits utility pole behind Wendy's - WTAE Pittsburgh
  pulls down wires early Thursday ... Accident near Perry Highway restaurant brings down wires.

Dump truck knocks down power lines near I-470 - KSHB.com 41 ...
https://www.kshb.com/news/local.../dump-truck-knocks-down-power-lines-near-i-470
May 24, 2017 - A dump truck was laying asphalt when the driver took off with the truck bed still up in the air. It clipped a power line and the truck kept moving, ...

Dump truck knocks down power lines, hospitalizing 2 pedestrians ...
https://bringmethenews.com/.../dump-truck-knocks-down-power-lines-hospitalizing-2...
Aug 10, 2017 - A dump truck driving with its bed in the "up" position hit some power lines in Forest Lake Thursday morning, causing a terrifying chain reaction ...

Dump truck raises bed, hitting electrified line in North Lima - WYTV.com Ohio
https://www.wytv.com/news/local-news/dump-truck-raises-bed...line.../1206528090
May 29, 2018 - The power line ended up blowing out all of the tires on the cab as well as knocking out power to several communities.  knocking out power to almost 2,000 customers 

7/23/2018   Dump truck leaves bed up takes down 15 utility poles with power lines in Henrietta Monroe County NY by Antoinette DelBel, WHAM Monday, July 23rd 2018 Utility poles stretched across the road between Masthead Way and E. Henrietta Road. Authorities said a dump truck belonging to Ferrari Excavating got caught on overhead wires taking down more than a dozen poles. The bed of the truck was "accidentally" still in the upright position as it left a construction job. river is not facing any charges, but is expected to be ticketed. Next day: 7/24/2018  Second dump truck in 2 days takes down utility pole in Monroe County by WHAM  Greece, N.Y. (WHAM) - Another dump truck driving in the town of Greece pulled down a utility pole and power lines Tuesday afternoon after it also left its bed in the raised position.