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Driver OK
Zach Rubley waves to friends and onlookers at the scene of his crash Thursday afternoon on Smithville Highway after being freed from the wreckage of his pickup. Rubley was trapped for nearly 30 minutes while rescue workers used the Jaws of Life to allow him to escape his overturned truck. Rubley was traveling on Smithville Highway toward McMinnville around 1 p.m. when his truck veered off the left side of the road near Valley Fertilize and Seed. It hit a drainage ditch and flipped. His passenger, Kevin Magness, is not believed to have suffered critical injuries.

There was a crash on Thursday afternoon on Smithville Highway near Valley Fertilizer and Seed.