05 December 2012
A Georgia truck driver and her partner emerged unhurt after their rig went off the road near Daleville.

The Roanoke Times

Linda Wellborn, a 26-year veteran of the American road, doesn't know if she can climb back into the cab of a tractor-trailer.

She will, she says, but only to overcome the fear she experienced Tuesday morning, when she crashed a red Peterbilt on U.S. 11 in Botetourt County, near Daleville. The truck overturned, landed on a fence and nearly hit a utility pole.

Michael Kinzie heard the bang from his nearby farmhouse. It didn't sound like the usual clang he'd hear from a passing train.

"I came out and I said, 'Oh, good night!' " Kinzie said.

When he and his dog, Daisy, walked up to the scene, Wellborn and her passenger, Paul Turner, both of Shannon, Ga., were climbing out of the wreckage. They were unscathed.

Read the rest of the story at The Roanoke Times.
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