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Storrowings are eternal

WGBH posted a news clip from 1985, when the driver of an out-of-state moving van executed a perfect storrowing: Jammed his truck under a bridge, which peeled the roof off his truck and left stuff scattered all over the road:

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The difference between the 1980s and now is that everyone has a camera in their pocket to document them.

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I took pictures of this - the question is whether I still have them. I lived half a block from here in April 1985 and I took pictures of these things for my dad to throw into his highway engineering slide sets.

I do remember when it happened - it was VERY noisy! Guy hit that overpass at speed.

p.s. very possibly my husband on the bike, above the cop's head

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Too many people don't learn! It's so pathetic.

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the era of "stuck trucks for bucks"!

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i forget exactly which year it was. I was an MIT student and had stayed on campus for the summer. Labor Day weekend, early evening, just after dusk, I was walking along Memorial Drive and heard an awful noise. I knew what it was instantly, without investigating. There was a police call box at the corner of Mass. and Memorial, by Building 1. I headed right for the call box and told the Campus Patrol about it.

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