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Driver unhurt after crashing semi-trailer truck carrying 40,000 pounds of steel coil

Posted at 11:43 AM, Jun 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-05 11:49:03-04

A semi-trailer truck driver walked away unscathed from a potentially deadly situation early Tuesday morning after their vehicle rolled over on I-76 near Akron.

According to the Akron Fire Department, the driver took the highway ramp too fast, rolled the truck over and spilled 40,000 pounds of steel coil onto the highway. 

Crews were able to clear the crash site and debris before the morning rush hour. 

The driver wasn't injured, authorities said.