Monday, February 18, 2019

42,000 Pounds of Avocados Ruined After Driver Overturns Truck Into Texas River

Posted By on Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 11:55 AM

click image Recovery crews worked for more than an hour to pull the truck out of the water. - FACEBOOK / JUNCTION EAGLE
  • Facebook / Junction Eagle
  • Recovery crews worked for more than an hour to pull the truck out of the water.
Sit down for a moment, for this bit of news is quite sad.

A truck carrying 42,000 pounds of avocados crashed into a river near Junction, Texas, over the weekend.

Lovers of avocado in all of its beautiful forms will be sad to know that a driver overturned his truck Saturday night, throwing the vehicle and the green goodness of its cargo into the South Llano River.

Footage shared in a Facebook post shows the truck being pulled out of the river, an effort that took more than an hour.
The driver was not hurt, though the avocados were definitely ruined.



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