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Truck full of bedding gets stuck on bridge

Emergency services worked on moving a truck that was trapped halfway through crossing the Covered Bridge in West Cornwall on Monday, June 10. Photo by Tom Brown

WEST CORNWALL — As sometimes happens, a truck attempting to cross the covered bridge between Sharon and West Cornwall got stuck halfway through, on Monday, June 10. Emergency service workers came out and deflated the tires so the vehicle could be extracted. 

One of the firemen noted the bridge is taller on the West Cornwall side than on the Sharon side, which has led periodically to trucks thinking they can get through when they in fact cannot. The truck was carrying a load of mattresses. 

— Cynthia Hochswender

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