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By Drew Lawson
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Floridian injured in truck crash

Man airlifted to hospital listed as stable


Last updated 2/16/2023 at 9:55am

Courtesy Lincoln County Fire District No. 5

A Kenworth tow truck driven by 32-year-old Leandro Duenas Martinez was almost entirely destroyed in a nasty crash near Rocklyn Thursday, Feb. 9. Martinez was injured but survived the collision.

ROCKLYN - A Florida man survived a one-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 2 Thursday, Feb. 9.

Leandro Duenas Martinez, 32, was injured and transported via helicopter to an area hospital.

According to the Washington State Patrol, Martinez's Kenworth rollback tow truck was westbound on Highway 2 near Milepost 244 when it left the road, overturned and trapped him inside at approximately 9:10 a.m.

Fire District No. 5 firefighter Bob Johnson said Martinez was trapped inside the truck for nearly an hour before crews were able to get him out at 10:20 a.m.

He was airlifted to Lincoln Hospital's trau...

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