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Man dies in lumber truck accident in NH

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BENNINGTON, N.H. (AP) - Police in Bennington, N.H., say a lumber truck driver has died after his vehicle rolled over.

The tractor-trailer accident happened on Route 202 near the Monadnock Paper Mill on Wednesday. Witnesses said the truck drifted off the side of the road and rolled over, landing in about 4 feet of water that was overflow from the Contoocook River.

WMUR-TV reports authorities identified the driver as 53-year-old Julien Gonthier of Canada, who was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

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