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Washington State DOT: 21 Trucks Hit State Bridges Last Year

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SEATTLE (AP) - It's not terribly uncommon for trucks to strike bridges in Washington state - it's just that such accidents don't usually cause the structures to collapse.
    
The state Department of Transportation says there were 21 bridge-strikes involving trucks last year, 24 in 2011 and 14 in 2010.

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