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Truck crashes through La Crosse bar


La Crosse, WI (WXOW) - One person was hurt when a dump truck and trailer crash into the Bluffside Tavern at the bottom of Grandad Bluff Tuesday afternoon.

La Crosse Fire Chief Gregg Cleveland sent out pictures of the scene on Twitter. According to the tweets, members of the fire department are treating the person at the scene. The trailer towed by the dump truck is up against the tavern, which has a large hole showing in one wall. A power pole outside the tavern was broken off in the crash. It appear from the photos that the truck rolled over in the crash.

Chief Cleveland said that building inspectors are also at the crash site assessing the structural integrity of the building.

The railroad crossing and immediate area around the street and tavern at 2712 Main Street are blocked off to traffic by police and fire.

Details on what caused the crash haven't been made available yet. 

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