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Military truck overturns on Hwy. 70 near New Bern

Overturned military truck in New Bern (Lauren Arnott NewsChannel 12 photo)

An Army truck from Fort Campbell, Kentucky overturned Thursday on Hwy. 70 near Thurman Road in New Bern.

NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott reported in a Facebook Live the truck was one of several in a convoy. The accident, which happened around 2 p.m., resulted in the 5-ton recovery vehicle ending up upside down in the median. The convoy had dropped off equipment to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point and wass heading back to Kentucky.

Nobody was seriously injured and one lane of Hwy. 70 west was closed as crews cleaned up the wreck, turned the truck back on its wheels and Highway Patrol investigates what happened.


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