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Steamroller falls into river in Newton Falls

NEWTON FALLS — Members of the Newton Falls Fire Department responded to a call of a steamroller that fell into the Mahoning River on Friday.

According to officials, the steamroller stalled on the driver when he was near the edge of the river. The driver was able to get out before it fell in, but there was some damage caused to the roller.

Firefighters said there was a small fuel leak, but they were able to keep it contained and worked to remove it. The machine belonged to the company that was working on the bridge that crosses the Mahoning River.

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