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U-Haul truck clips the bottom of a North Side train bridge, no injuries reported

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Jeremy Boren
A U-Haul truck driving on Merchant Street in Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood crashed into the bottom of an overhead railroad bridge Saturday afternoon. A sign on the bridge says the clearance is 9 feet. Further information was not immediately available.
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Jeremy Boren
A U-Haul truck driving on Merchant Street in Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood crashed into the bottom of an overhead railroad bridge Saturday afternoon. A sign on the bridge says the clearance is 9 feet. Further information was not immediately available.

The top of a U-Haul moving truck split open Saturday in Pittsburgh when it drove under a low-hanging North Side train bridge and got stuck.

The incident happened about 11 a.m. on Merchant Street near the North Shore’s Clark Building.

The truck became lodged under the bridge, blocking the road for more than two hours.

A sign on the bridge says the clearance is 9 feet.

Public Safety spokesman Chris Togneri said no one was injured.

“No injuries, no drunk driving,” he said. “Just bad judgment.”

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