Truck hits wires in Rochester dislodging trailer

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ROCHESTER — Police say a tractor-trailer was struck by a low-hanging wire in Rochester on Tuesday.

The incident took place on Route 11, in the area of the Market Basket Shopping Plaza, at around 8:30 p.m.

Police say that the 2000 Freightliner tractor with attached trailer, operated by Ashmir International, was traveling north when it struck the wire.

The roof of the trailer peeled rearward.

The vehicle was placed out-of-service due to extensive damage.

An out-of-service order is given to a commercial driver or vehicle that violates a certain set of conditions with the purpose to protect the public from imminent safety hazards.

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