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Updated: 02/13/2014 03:40:20PM

Dead engine cause of truck crash

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Shortly before 7 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, a collsion occurred between a cement mixer and rock hauling truck. It is not known whether the man looking on was an operator of either vehicle.

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According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office report, at approximately 6:50 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, a collision occurred on the eastbound lane of State Road 60, a half-mile past Gandy Cemetery Road, in Bartow.

The collision occurred between a cement mixer and a semi-tractor rock hauler. The cement truck, driven by Obadiah Hadley Jr., Lake Wales, was in the right lane when its engine shut down, causing it to completely lost power and come to a complete stop. It also disabled the brake lights.

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