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Tractor trailer overturns on US-64, dumping linens on the highway

Posted August 20

Tractor trailer overturns on US-64, dumping linens on the highway

— A tractor trailer carrying bags and containers of linens overturned on U.S. Highway 64 in Nash County on Sunday, prompting officials to temporarily close the road.

Around 5 a.m., a 2.5 ton Penske rental truck hauling soiled and clean linens overturned on the highway near Tant Road and N.C. Highway 231.

Officials with the State Highway Patrol said the contents of the truck were strewn over multiple lanes, resulting in the closure of all eastbound lanes for over two hours.

Tractor trailer overturns on US-64, dumping linens on the highway

There were no reported injuries.

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