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Big Rig Takes out Light Standard on HWY 49

The newly upgraded island and on-ramp from Highway 20 Empire Street to southbound Highway 49 is going to need some repair.  CHP Officer Justin Barnthouse says a Big Rig was witnessed in the area shortly after 1 o’clock yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon making his own path onto the freeway.
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Cal Trans had just finished building the new on ramp less than a month ago.  Officer Barnthouse says the witness was not able to get a license number on the big rig.

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