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Wind Knocks Over Semitrailer, Driver Asleep Inside

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    A truck driver says wind knocked the semitrailer he was sleeping in onto its side in the parking lot of a Lewisville Wal-Mart Tuesday morning. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015)

    A truck driver said high wind caused his semitrailer to tip onto its side in Lewisville Tuesday morning.

    The driver, Gary Jenkins, of Waco, said he was asleep when wind blew the semitrailer over in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in the 100 block of East Round Grove Road at about 4 a.m.

    "I just got thrown from the driver's side of the truck to the passenger side," he said. "I didn't know what happened."

    No injuries were reported.

    Crews helped upright the truck, which the driver said only sustained minor damage.

    "I've heard of trucks getting blown over, but this is the first time it's happened to me," Jenkins said.

    NBC 5's Ben Russell contributed to this report.

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