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Debris in Road Causes Delays on I-95

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Traffic Accident (generic)
SMITHFIELD, N.C. — North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to a series of accidents along I-95 in Johnston County Friday.

Officials said a tractor trailer with tire problems had left a trail of debris between mile markers 96 and 97. Cars swerving to miss the debris caused at least four minor accidents and back-ups lasted most of the morning.

Troopers were clearing the area by early afternoon.

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