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Crash involving a truck hauling a boat reported on Interstate 75 bridge

A pickup truck hauling a boat southbound on Interstate 75 jackknifed on the Interstate 75 bridge over the Manatee River, a 911 caller reported just after 3 p.m. Thursday.

The crash on the southbound lanes of I-75 was caused after a pickup truck towing a boat blew a tire and jackknifed on the J.D. Young Bridge, according to Manatee County Public Safety.

Public Safety dispatched first responders to the scene of the crash.

Herald staff report

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