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Vintage car heartbreaker

 

Dominion Post photo by Ron Rittenhouse A 1950s model Ford sits along Interstate 68 after it and the vehicle towing it rolled Monday.
Dominion Post photo by Ron Rittenhouse
A 1950s model Ford sits along Interstate 68 after it and the vehicle towing it rolled Monday.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It’s not every day you see a powder-blue 1950s Ford by the side of the interstate, but that’s just what greeted emergency responders Monday, April 7, on Interstate 68.

And it was a sight to break a classic car lover’s heart. Monongalia County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. W.J. Yaskoweak said the Ford was on a dolly, being pulled by a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup.

The dolly started wobbling near the 8.5 mile marker, causing the driver of the pickup to lose control. The truck spun into the ditch and separated from the dolly holding the car.

Both rolled and the car, “will require a little more restoration now,” Yaskoweak noted. The truck was totaled, he said…

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