Can you spare a dime? Truck full of coins ($800K) crashes in Nevada

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LAS VEGAS — Can you spare a dime? How about 8 million of them?

OTR Capital

A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed Tuesday into a guard rail on an interstate near Las Vegas, spilling thousands of coins on the side of the road.

State troopers established a crime scene so a recovery team could collect the money,

The Nevada Highway Patrol says the truck was heading south on I-15 about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Las Vegas when it hit a guard rail in the early morning.

KSNV-TV reported Wednesday the truck was hauling the money under a contract with the U.S. Treasury Department when it dumped the load and several bags split open.

The driver and a passenger were taken to a hospital. Their injuries aren’t considered life-threatening.

 

 

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