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Oil City Man Recuperates Following Tractor-Trailer Plunge Off West Virginia Bridge

October 21, 2013

An Oil City man survived his tractor-trailer’s plunge from an Interstate 79 bridge in West Virginia last week.

Officials in Bridgeport, West Virginia say Richard Gorman survived a 30-foot plummet from the southbound lanes of I-79 onto a street intersecting beneath the bridge.  The tractor-trailer, hauling steel ingots, landed upside down.  One of the steel bars slammed into the cab of the truck, but did not strike Gorman.

Officials also say the steel-hauling rig fell without striking any vehicles in the street.

Gorman was treated at a Bridgeport hospital, but has since returned home.

In West Virginia, the cause of the accident was still being investigated.  Officials have declared the bridge to still be structurally sound.

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