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Truck smashes into home on Fernwood Circle

by: SUBMITTED - A truck slammed into a home on Fernwood Circle Wednesday morning. It's unclear how that happened; a tree-care workers in charge of the vehicle said the brake was set and the wheels were blocked.A Lake Oswego home was damaged this morning after a truck rolled out of a neighbor's driveway across the street and smashed into the house 2215 Fernwood Circle.

No one was injured in the crash, and no one was home at the time, according to the Lake Oswego Fire Department, which responded to the incident.

It's unclear exactly how the accident happened. The truck is owned by Treecare Unlimited, and workers contended the brake had been set and the wheels had been blocked, the fire department reported. At the time of the accident, the crew was working on trees in a backyard.

Authorities were waiting for Portland General Electric and an emergency board-up company to come and secure parts of the building before a tow truck could haul out the wayward vehicle. img:13233}



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