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Semitruck overturns in Big Thompson Canyon; one person extricated

LOVELAND, Colo. — A semitruck overturned in Big Thompson Canyon on Wednesday afternoon, Loveland Fire Rescue said.

The truck overturned at mile marker 69 on Highway 34 about 12:30 p.m.

Initial information said the semitruck had overturned into the river but a follow-up retracted that statement.

According to officials, one person had to be extricated from the cab of the truck. Estes Park Fire assisted in the rescue.

Diesel fuel and trash spilled out of the truck. The condition and identity of the driver of the truck have not been released.