Semi Strikes Mason City Bridge, Gets Stuck Under It

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Mason City, Iowa – Traffic was restricted to one lane for a portion of Tuesday in Mason City after a truck was struck under a bridge.

The incident occurred around 10:20 a.m. on 1st Street SW in Mason City.

A westbound semi trailer, which was full of paper, was too tall to go under a railroad bridge.  According to officials, the clearance for the bridge was 11’ 6”. They said the trailer was much higher than clearance for the bridge.

The trailer was totaled. Officials said the bridge was being checked for structural damage.

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Chris was born and raised in Webster City, IA. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.