Truck Strikes Utility Pole in Fort Payne
December 3, 2018
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Truck Strikes Utility Pole in Fort Payne

By Staff Reports (Photo by Zach Hester)

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: At 8:40am, a 2017 Volvo Truck, owned by E Trucking of Chamblee, Ga., being driven by Ni Luai Sung of Tucker, Ga., lost control of his truck, struck a utility pole that carried several utilities on it and ran into a yard at a residence at 5th Street NE.

Mr. Sang and his co-driver, who was asleep in the truck at the time, were not injured. The trailer was carrying various food items to be delivered to local restaurants in the area. Roads are expected to be closed until around 4:30pm today. Along with Fort Payne Police, those responding to the accident were Fort Payne Fire Department, Fort Payne Improvement Authority, EMA and the street department. The accident remains under investigation.

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