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Semi hits electric wire

July 12, 2007

Albany - - Some folks in Southwest Albany were without power for a while Thursday evening after a tractor trailer wreck.

Albany Police say 36 year old Curtis Hudson was headed west on Oakridge Drive when he had a seizure and lost control of his semi.

He ran over a speed limit sign, clipped an electric wire, crashed through a fence and ended up in a fuel depot shop.

The semi also hit a parked tanker. A few gallons of fuel leaked out, but Hazmat crews quickly cleaned it up.

Police got in touch with Hudson's wife who took him to the hospital.

Thursday night, He was listed in fair condition at Phoebe. Charges are pending.

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