Lumber scattered across I-77 after two tractor-trailers collide

Lumber scattered across I-77 after two tractor-trailers collide
(Nowacki, Matt (CMG-Charlotte)/WSOC)

TROUTMAN, N.C. — Lumber spilled onto Interstate 77 near U.S. 21 in Iredell County Tuesday afternoon after two tractor-trailers collided.

A right northbound lane near mile marker 44 in Troutman was shut down during the investigation and subsequent cleanup.

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There was no word on injuries or what may have caused the wreck. Chopper 9 Skyzoom flew over the scene and could see crews working to remove the wood from the interstate. damage could be seen on both tractor-trailers and traffic was backed up for miles.

(WSOC)

The Highway Patrol was investigating the crash.

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