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Eighteen-wheeler plunges off bridge into Alabama creek

Matt Mckean / The TimesDaily via AP

Alabama state and local emergency personel and cleanup crews work to raise a semi-tractor and trailer that plunged off the Bluewater Creek bridge into the creek along US 72 early Thursday morning April 21, near Elgin, Alabama. The driver was treated and rleased from a local hospital.

Matt Mckean / The TimesDaily via AP

Emergency personnel and cleanup crews work to raise the semi-tractor and trailer.

An eighteen-wheeler falls from a rural Alabama bridge early Thursday morning after the driver attempts to avoid hitting a deer. Msnbc.com's Al Stirrett reports.