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Driver unhurt after truck tips on Mackinac Bridge

2:03 PM, Jul 19, 2013   |    comments
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MACKINAC BRIDGE (WZZM) - Strong wind gusts Thursday evening toppled a semi-truck on the Mackinac Bridge.

The Michigan Department of Transportation reports that the driver was not injured and the bridge, which connects the peninsulas of Michigan, was undamaged.

A quick moving storm front swept through the Straits of Mackinac shortly after 9:00pm, bringing gusts on the bridge up to 79 mph.

Bridge traffic was closed from 9:15pm to 12:40am to clear the truck from the bridge.

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