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Truck destroys traffic light in Wakefield


August 14, 2018

Jean Nordine/Daily Globe

MDOT employee Lawerence Hasch installs a new traffic light in Wakefield on Monday. Wakefield city employee Dave Semenak assists from the ground directing traffic at the U.S. 2 and M-28 intersection.


WAKEFIELD - Shortly after 8:00 a.m. Monday a truck traveling through the intersection of U.S. 2 and M-28 in Wakefield destroyed one of the traffic signals. The lowboy's boom was too high and as the driver proceeded through the crossroad his boom smashed the light to pieces.

Wakefield city worker Dave Semenak, who happened to be in the vicinity, quickly sprang into action picking up pieces of debris. He also immediately got a hold of the Michigan Department of Transportation.

Lawrence Hasch, MDOT employee was in Quinnesec when he got the call. He m...

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