Highways scoured after grate hits driver

N. Easton man seriously injured on Route 128

A driver from North Easton was seriously injured on Route 128 northbound in Westwood yesterday morning when a 250-pound cast-iron grate dislodged by a truck struck his car.
By John R. Ellement and Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / July 28, 2007

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Work crews carrying blowtorches fanned out across Massachusetts highways yesterday, searching for loose storm drain grates to weld shut, after a tractor-trailer dislodged a 250-pound cast-iron grate on Route 128 in Westwood, sending it flying through the windshield of a car and severely injuring the driver. (Full article: 857 words)

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