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River Rd. in Geismar reopens after dump truck crash

Published: Aug. 21, 2014 at 4:35 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 22, 2014 at 12:29 AM CDT
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GEISMAR, LA (WAFB) - River Road (LA 75) in Geismar south of Ashland has re-opened after an accident shut it down for several hours.

The Louisiana State Police reports that a dump truck was traveling down River Road near Ashland Road when the driver lost control for unknown reasons. It happened Thursday shortly after noon.

Emergency crews worked extensively to rescue the driver. They eventually pulled the man to safety and transported him to a local hospital. He suffered minor injuries.

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