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Omaha truck Driver Injured After Hitting Guardrail

An Omaha truck driver was left with minor injures Tuesday afternoon when his semi hit an interstate highway guardrail in Buchanan County.

Troop H of the Highway Patrol says 32-year-old Omaha resident Josue M. Amaya was driving a 2014 Volvo tractor trailer southbound on Interstate 29 at the 44 mile marker in St. Joseph when the truck went off the east side of the highway where it hit a guardrail with its front bumper and began sliding. It ultimately hit a cable barrier and came to rest on its wheels facing south.

Amaya was reportedly wearing a seat belt at the time but still suffered minor injuries. he was taken by Buchanan County EMS to Mosaic life Care in St. Joseph for treatment.



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