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Dump truck loses load on I-440 East

Posted February 17, 2011 5:02 p.m. EST
Updated February 17, 2011 5:21 p.m. EST

— The two innermost lanes of Interstate 440 Eastbound between Glenwood Avenue and Six Forks Road were closed briefly Thursday afternoon after a Raleigh dump truck lost its load, officials said. 

A combination of dirt, mud, rock and asphalt being hauled from a work site was spilled along the beltline on Thursday afternoon. Preliminary reports indicate the truck’s tailgate malfunctioned.

No injuries were reported.