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Photos: Previous Truck Accidents on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel has had a number of accidents involving tractor-trailers.

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Bill Tiernan

The wreckage of a truck that plunged off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Jan. 6, 2016 lays on the deck of a barge Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 after the truck was pulled from the water of the Bay using a crane from a barge owned by Precon Marine, Inc. of Chesapeake. The driver of the truck survived the crash.

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A barge with a crane owned by Precon Marine, Inc. waits on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, to recover the wreckage of a tractor-trailer that plunged off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Jan. 6, 2016.

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A tractor-trailer went over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Thursday morning, May 15, 2014, killing the driver who had tried to avoid crashing into a maintenance vehicle. (The' N. Pham | The Virginian-Pilot) (All Names CQ)

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Coast Guard helicopter hoovers above the scene of a tractor-trailer went over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel at mile marker 15 of the span on Thursday morning, May 15, 2014. The driver of the tractor-trailer was killed when he tried to avoid crashing into a maintenance vehicle. (The' N. Pham | The Virginian-Pilot) (All Names CQ)

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Authorities respond to Wednesday, January 6, 2016, night's wreck on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, where a truck drove over the side on the southbound lane.

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Scene along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Friday morning,March 4,2005 where a truck plunged off the bridge and into the water early Friday. Divers were on the scene working from boats under the bridge. Accident was on the East bound lanes.

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