Driver Mike Larivere, 27, of Saint Zachrie, Quebec, was uninjured when the tractor-trailer he was driving lost traction Thursday on snow-covered Foster Hill Road in Freeman Township as it was going up a hill and slid backwards and went off the road, according to Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. Submitted by Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

FREEMAN TOWNSHIP —  A loaded logging truck rolled onto its side Thursday afternoon after losing traction on snow-covered Foster Hill Road and sliding backward, according to Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr.

The driver, Mike Larivere, 27, of Saint Zachrie, Quebec, was not hurt, the sheriff wrote in a news release.

The 2020 Peterbilt is owned by Loignon Champ-Carr Inc. of St. Come Liniere, Quebec.

Franklin County dispatchers received a report of the overturned truck about 1:12 p.m.

Nichols was assisted at the scene by Salem Township and Strong fire departments, Maine State Police Commercial Enforcement Trooper Joseph Parker and Franklin County Chief Deputy Steven Lowell.

Dutch Gap Auto of Chesterville recovered the truck, according to Nichols.


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