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Truck driver gets stuck in cemetery following GPS directions

A truck driver making a food delivery got stuck on Wednesday morning after making a turn in to the City Cemetery in Ripley.

The driver became stuck when he was attempting to make a grocery delivery to Food Giant. His GPS system sent him through the cemetery, where he quickly became stuck.

According to cemetery caretaker Joseph Smithey, the driver became stuck around 4:30 a.m.

The driver was able to get the truck out around10:30 with the help of a wrecker and city workers.

See the video below:

18 wheeler gets stuck in cemetery following GPS – YouTube

According to Smithey, no graves or markers were damaged.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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