One Dead After 18-Wheeler Crashes into Margate Bus Stop

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

MARGATE, Fla. (AP) - At woman died Monday morning at a bus stop
bench when a flatbed truck slammed into the Margate stop.

The crash happened at U-S Highway 441 and Atlantic Boulevard.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was also taken to a local
hospital, and investigators were reviewing the possibility he had a
medical emergency just before the crash.

Some local businesses also lost electricity after the crash because the truck hit a utility pole. Authorities say power will have to be shut off to others in the area before rescue workers can reach the body of the woman.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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