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Dump truck plunges into deep ravine in Los Trancos Woods

Original post made on Aug 22, 2007

Earning a paycheck by operating a piece of heavy construction equipment may have its rewards — living out a childhood fantasy, for example — but for one man heading down a steep and winding road in the Los Trancos Woods community last week, an ordinary trip in a 10-wheel dump truck became the stuff of nightmares.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Pam, a resident of Portola Valley: Los Trancos Woods/Vista Verde
on Aug 22, 2007 at 2:26 pm

I grew up playing in the creekbed this truck landed in. I hate the idea of it being contaminated for future generations of kids.

If only he had been using bio-diesel the hazardous waste issues would be substantially less severe.

This is one more good argument for bio-diesel that I'd never even thought of before.


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