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Nurse Stops at Crash to Help, Mistakenly Leaps into River

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FREDERICK, Md. (AP)- Maryland State Police say a nurse who stopped to help at a pre-dawn crash scene on an interstate highway bridge fell at least 100 feet into a river after jumping over a concrete barrier.
    
Lt. Wayne Wachsmuth says 47-year-old Angela Weir thought she'd be crossing a median, but instead plunged into the Monocacy River shortly before 5 a.m. Wednesday.
    
University of Maryland Medical System spokeswoman Karen Lancaster says Weir was discharged after treatment at a trauma unit in Baltimore.
    
Lancaster says the driver of a crashed dump truck, 53-year-old Charles Williams of Baltimore, is in serious condition.
    
Wachsmuth says the driver of a tractor-trailer that hit the dump truck was taken to another hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

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