• Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down Hwy 64 in Alexander Co.

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    ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. - An overturned tractor-trailer shut down Highway 64 west of Taylorsville Friday morning.

    According to officials, the driver veered off the road several times before the truck ended up on its side. The driver was able to climb out of the cab of the truck, officials said, but had to be taken to Iredell Memorial Hospital for treatment.

    N.C. Highway Patrol officials said they are still trying to figure out what caused the truck to flip.  

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