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Semi dangles from bridge over Ohio River following crash

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Rescue crews worked to save the driver of a semi-truck as it dangled off a bridge over the Ohio River Friday, according to Louisville, Kentucky stations WHAS-11 TV and WLKY TV.

Law enforcement said a crash at 12:04 p.m. on the Clark Memorial Bridge caused the semi-truck to dangle over the edge, WLKY reported.

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According to WHAS-11, first responders rappelled down to the semi’s cab and rescued the driver.

At 12:46 p.m., the Louisville Fire Department confirmed that the driver of the semi-truck had been rescued and the semi’s cab was on land.

The bridge is closed in both directions as crews work to clear the crash.

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It is unclear what caused the crash.

We will continue to follow this story.

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