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Person pulled from truck in Newport News crash

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Posted at 10:45 AM, Jun 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-16 12:50:19-04
Photo Credit: Newport News Fire Department

Photo Credit: Newport News Fire Department

Newport News, Va. – Police are investigating a morning crash in which a person was extricated from a vehicle.

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at approximately 9:05 a.m., Newport News police received a call of a vehicle extrication at Main Street and Tyler Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a black Camaro operated by a male driver and an overturned red Ford truck operated by a male driver. There were no passengers in either vehicle.

Due to the truck lying on the driver’s side, the operator had to be extricated by the fire department, police say. The driver of the truck was transported to an area hospital.

The initial investigation revealed that the Ford truck was traveling on Main Street towards Warwick Blvd. when the Camaro, which was traveling on Tyler Avenue, turned right onto Main Street and the two vehicles collided.

The investigation is ongoing, according to police.

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