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Driver taken to hospital after cement truck overturns in Avon

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    Reader Lisa Mullins submitted this photo of a cement truck overturned on Route 83 near the Interstate 90 overpass on Monday.

    PHOTO PROVIDED

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    Reader Lisa Mullins submitted this photo of a cement truck overturned on Route 83 near the Interstate 90 overpass on Monday.

    PHOTO PROVIDED

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    Reader David McClelland submitted this photo of a cement truck overturned on Route 83 near the Interstate 90 overpass on Monday.

    PHOTO PROVIDED

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    Reader David McClelland submitted this photo of a cement truck overturned on Route 83 near the Interstate 90 overpass on Monday.

    PHOTO PROVIDED

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The driver of a cement truck was flown by LifeFlight to MetroHealth Medical Center after the truck overturned on Route 83 near the overpass above Interstate 90 on Monday morning.

The driver, identified by Avon police as John Zajac of Lorain, was extricated from the truck and taken to a local hospital, where he was transported to Cleveland.

Rescue workers were called to the crash around 8:30 a.m., and the crash forced the closing of Route 83 southbound along with both exit ramps from I-90 until around 12:30 p.m..

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