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One Dead After Hog Truck Flips Onto Car

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SEDALIA — One person died after a tractor trailercarrying hogs jackknifed and flipped onto a car Sunday night.

The accident occurred around 7:30 p.m. in the southbound lanesof Interstate 85 just outside the Sedalia city limits.

One of the hog truck's trailers flipped onto a car, killing oneperson, state troopers said. A second car was involved, but thedriver had minor injuries.

Witnesses said some of the 160 hogs on the tractor-trailer werestill squealing and hanging from the wreckage an hour after thewreck.

The southbound lanes of the highway were still closed by 10 p.m.and weren't expected to open for several hours.

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