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5/4/03 - Longview

Garbage Truck Gets Stuck Under Bridge

  Well it's happened again, this time it was a city garbage truck.  A city of Longview garbage truck got stuck underneath the Green street overpass.

Officials say Richard Hough was driving the truck.  Hough had only been with the city for about a month.  City officials say employees are reminded constantly not to try and go underneath that particular bridge.  Damage to the truck is estimated between $6,000 and $8,000.

Hough has been placed on administrative leave.

Three years ago a Longview fire truck also got stuck underneath the Green street bridge.

Amy Tatum, reporting.

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