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Going for a swim


April 16, 2020

Carbon County Fire Department diver Josh Ejlersen ensures tow-truck cables are securely fastened to the back of a semi-trailer truck in the middle of the North Platte River near the Fort Steele about 22 miles east Rawlins. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the truck’s driver, Preston Shirley of Indiana, lost control of the truck early Thursday morning while traveling west on Interstate 80 and it went into the river. The driver and a passenger had to be removed from the cab of the semi and returned to shore, but Mike Lujan, team leader for Carbon County Search and Rescue, said only...

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