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Driver injured in Tarentum pickup rollover accident

| Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 4:21 p.m.
Dan Speicher | For Valley News Dispatch
Emergency personnel tend to the driver of a pickup truck that rolled over on the Route 28 northbound on ramp from Bull Creek Road near the Fawn-Tarentum border, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Dan Speicher | For Valley News Dispatch
Tarentum, Fawn and state police investigate the rollover of a pickup truck on the Route 28 northbound on ramp from Bull Creek Road near the Fawn-Tarentum border on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

Police are investigating an accident in which a pickup truck rolled over repeatedly at the north on-ramp to Route 28 at Tarentum.

The truck's driver, Jason Brendlinger, 19, of Freeport was taken to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh following the 2:05 p.m. wreck. A hospital spokeswoman, Jennifer Davis, said Brendinger is in fair condition.

State police said Brendinger got onto the ramp from Bull Creek Road and lost control on the curve. The 2000 Ford Ranger left the roadway, went into dirt and rolled over before coming to rest on its roof beside a pile of dirt and rocks. Debris from the truck bed littered the area from the rollover.

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