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Tractor-trailer overturns at Smithfield Foods, firefighters rescue driver

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WAVY) -- Members of the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department helped rescue a truck driver who was trapped in the cab of a tractor-trailer on Saturday at Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield dispatchers say the incident happened around 1:30 p.m. on North Church Street.

The fire department said via Facebook that the tractor-trailer had overturned, trapping the driver inside.

They were able to safely rescue the driver with their newly acquired scissor lift and help from Chip's Repair and Towing and Dave's Service Center.


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