Truck carrying 43 tons of beans collapses bridge that had a weight restriction of just 14 tons 

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An overweight semi-truck carrying beans completely crushed a historic bridge on Monday.

Michael Dodds was transporting dry beans in a 2005 Peterbilt truck in Northwood, North Dakota when he decided to cross the Goose River by bridge.

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Around 1.15pm, Dodd attempted to navigate the 56-foot-long bridge before it collapsed under the truck's weight.

The back end of the truck became stuck on the 'west abutement', officials said in a post of Facebook.

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Grand Forks County Sheriff's officials say the historic, 113-year-old bridge has a 14 ton restriction and this is information is marked on the structure.

At the time of the incident, Dodd's...
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