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Lanes Still Closed After Turkey Truck Wreck on I-81

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Botetourt Co., VA - A detour remains in place on I-81 in Botetourt County after a tractor trailer carrying turkeys overturned.

State Police were on the scene near Buchanan about 5:40 a.m.  The north left and right lane are closed as crews clean up the scene.  Drivers are being detoured at exit 162 to Route 11.

Officials say the truck was heading to Harrisonburg from North Carolina.  About 900 turkeys were on the truck and most of them died in the accident. 

The driver of the truck is okay.  We're told the truck was the only vehicle involved in the accident.

 

 

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