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Beached big rig gets caught by tide on Oregon Coast

On Tuesday, the driver wanted to take a photo of his truck on the beach and got caught in the surf.

WARRENTON, Ore. — Here’s an example of a photo opp gone wrong. On Tuesday, a big rig driver wanted to take a photo of his truck on Sunset Beach in Warrenton and got caught by the tide. 

That’s when Clatsop County Sons Of Beaches came to the rescue. The volunteer group of 4x4 owners are often called to help tow beached cars.

Ben Doney and Jay Pitman used a Jeep and super duty truck to get the big rig out of the surf and back to the pavement.

Doney said he’s helped others stuck on the beach before but this was by far the biggest recovery he’s been a part of.

Credit: Ben Doney
Credit: Ben Doney

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