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Perdue truck catches fire on US 1 in New Hill area

Posted February 17, 2020 10:15 a.m. EST
Updated February 18, 2020 11:40 a.m. EST

— An Perdue chicken truck caught fire on U.S. Highway 1 in New Hill on Monday.

The crash occurred in the southbound lanes before 9:30 a.m. near New Hill Holleman Road, close to the Harris Nuclear Plant and Wake County Convenience Center. U.S. 1 southbound was closed in the area.

Sky 5 showed the charred front of the Perdue truck and traffic at a standstill.

A witness told WRAL News at least two other vehicles were involved.

WRAL is working to learn the cause of the crash and if anyone was injured.

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