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Truck carrying okra overturns on Cumberland County highway

Posted June 17, 2018 8:21 a.m. EDT
Updated June 17, 2018 9:39 a.m. EDT

Produce truck overturns on Cumberland County highway

— A tractor trailer carrying boxes of produce overturned Sunday in Cumberland County.

According to officials with the State Highway Patrol, around 2 a.m., the truck went off Interstate 95 near Exit 61 for Wade-Stedman Road and into the median, hitting a guardrail before overcorrecting and overturning. The 60-year-old driver, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Dozens of produce boxes full of okra littered the road, which was temporarily closed.