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Dump truck overturns on Highway 69

A dump truck rolled over on the turn from Highway 69 onto Fain Road in Prescott Valley Thursday afternoon. Traffic backed up on Highway 69 westbound and the exit was blocked while crews righted the truck and cleaned the dirt from the roadway.

Photo by Les Stukenberg.

A dump truck rolled over on the turn from Highway 69 onto Fain Road in Prescott Valley Thursday afternoon. Traffic backed up on Highway 69 westbound and the exit was blocked while crews righted the truck and cleaned the dirt from the roadway.

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Northbound Fain Road at State Highway Route 69 was closed for several hours on Thursday when a westbound truck carrying dirt and manure failed to negotiate the turn north onto Fain Road.

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Investigators determined the driver of the truck was traveling too fast for the turn. He was cited for failure to control a vehicle in making a turn.

A dump truck that police said was traveling too fast to turn from Highway 69 onto Fain Road rolled over Thursday.

Traffic was backed up for several hours as Fain Road northbound was shut down while the crash was cleared up.

The truck, full of dirt and manure, was coming from Mortimer Family Farms.

The driver, who received non-life threatening injuries, was cited for failure to control the vehicle.