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Truck goes off cliff, lands on railroad tracks

Truck crashes through guardrail onto...

LOWER TOWAMENSING TWP., Pa. - A wild crash in Carbon County sent a pickup truck barreling down a cliff, and crashing onto railroad tracks, under a bridge.

State police say the truck hit a section of guardrail.. before hitting a tree.. going over the edge of a cliff.. and landing on the tracks.

It happened along Route 248 in Lower Towamensing Township yesterday afternoon.  The 65-year-old driver was flown from the scene.. but state police say he suffered only minor injuries.

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