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Bridge Strike Closes Purchase Street Sunday Evening

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(PHOTO: Not a happy Valentine’s Day for the driver of this truck.)

Purchase Street between Purdy Avenue and Cedar Street was closed Sunday evening after a bridge strike. “An individual struck the bridge causing parts of the box on his truck to lodge up into the train tracks,” Rye PD Lieutenant Mike Anfuso told MyRye.com. “We had MTA Police there to assist us and they contacted an engineer to examine the bridge.”

A bridge strike can also slow or stop train traffic. Purchase Street was closed from 5:25 pm to 8:00 pm from Purdy Ave to Cedar Street for cleanup.

(PHOTO, below: Pieces of the truck became lodged in the bridge.)

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Purchase Street Bridge Strike 02-14-2021 - 2

(PHOTO: Not a happy Valentine’s Day for the driver of this truck.)

Purchase Street between Purdy Avenue and Cedar Street was closed Sunday evening after a bridge strike. “An individual struck the bridge causing parts of the box on his truck to lodge up into the train tracks,” Rye PD Lieutenant Mike Anfuso told MyRye.com. “We had MTA Police there to assist us and they contacted an engineer to examine the bridge.”

A bridge strike can also slow or stop train traffic. Purchase Street was closed from 5:25 pm to 8:00 pm from Purdy Ave to Cedar Street for cleanup.

(PHOTO, below: Pieces of the truck became lodged in the bridge.)

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