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Truck rollover on Highway 211 near Molalla


by: CORY MIMMS - A truck hauling a trailer full of aluminum rolled over just west of Molalla on Highway 211 at 5:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20.Drivers traveling on Highway 211 just west of Molalla Friday morning hit short delays after a semi-trailer truck hauling aluminum rolled over at 5:45 a.m., according to the Oregon State Police.

The driver fell asleep at the wheel, police said. The truck was heading eastbound, crossed over the road and rolled into a field next to the highway. A pickup was also involved in the crash. No one was injured.

As of 8:40 a.m. the truck was still on the side of the road, and Oregon Department of Transportation incident response personnel were on the scene removing the diesel from the truck.