Driver uninjured in dump-truck rollover

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JAY — A Fayette truck driver escaped injury Tuesday afternoon when a loaded dump truck he was driving drifted onto a soft shoulder and tipped over in a ditch on Route 156.

Stanley Davis, 59, was traveling west and was driving up a hill, just past Soules Hill Road toward Bean’s Corner, when the rig went over onto its passenger side and spilled sand onto a stone wall, Jay police Sgt. Troy Young said.

The 1992 Peterbilt, owned by Jean Castonguay Excavation in Livermore Falls, received heavy passenger-side damage, Young said.

The driver was unhurt and was able to climb out a window, he said.

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A Castonguay crew was doing some roadwork nearby and brought over a piece of heavy machinery and Power’s Auto Works, which is located nearby, brought in a front-end loader. They were able put the truck back onto its wheels, Young said.

Young was assisted at the scene by Detective Richard Caton IV, Jay firefighters and Wilton police.

dperry@sunjournal.com

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