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Car-Sized Rock Falls onto I-84 in Oregon, No One Hit

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HOOD RIVER, OR - Oregon State Police say a rock the size of a Volkswagen Beetle car fell onto Interstate 84 about a mile west of Hood River, but no vehicles were hit.
    
Police say the giant rock blocked one lane of traffic Sunday afternoon. It took the Oregon Transportation Department crews about two hours with heavy machinery to remove it.
    
Police say the boulder rolled off a bordering embankment in the Columbia Gorge, over a concrete barrier and landed in the right eastbound lane.

State police say motorists should be alert for the unexpected while driving in conditions like Sunday's wet weather and high winds. If you see a hazardous roadway condition or obstruction please contact Oregon State
Police dispatch or 9-1-1.

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