PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A truck driver from West Virginia has been fined $10,000 for causing part of an historic bridge in Greene County to collapse.

Jason Strawderman pleaded guilty to driving an overweight truck over the Pollocks Mill Bridge.

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He was hauling fresh water to an EQT natural gas well pad last month when he drove over the bridge above 10 Mile Creek.

The bridge’s weight limit is 8,000 pounds.

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Strawderman’s truck weight 33,000 pounds.

It’s expected to take several weeks for engineers to determine the extent of the damage to the 136-year-old bridge.

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