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Published: Thursday, 1/12/2006

Truck crash scatters toys and debris on Turnpike

DELTA, Ohio Even the Power Rangers couldn t help keep the Ohio Turnpike clear of trouble yesterday.

Cartons of the toy action-figures and other debris were ejected onto the roadway in Fulton County when two trucks crashed yesterday morning.

Cleanup of the debris closed all lanes of the turnpike in both directions for about 30 minutes.

The drivers were taken to Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon for treatment of minor injuries, according to troopers from the Swanton post of the Ohio Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred after a commercial vehicle driven by Andrew Bails, 22, of Buffalo, N.Y., struck the rear of a commercial vehicle driven by Roberta Daniel, 59, of Bromley, Ky. Both vehicles were eastbound.

Ms. Daniel pulled to the right berm, but Mr. Bails vehicle went off the left side of the road, ending up in the median.

On impact, cartons of toys were thrown from Mr. Bails rig, which sustained severe damage.



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