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Driver escapes serious injury in 18-wheeler accident

Reported by: Mel Carlock
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Updated: 10/17/2013 1:51 pm
IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a crash in Tishomingo County that block parts of Highway 25 north of Iuka for several hours Thursday morning.

MHP Spokesperson Ray Hall says troopers were dispatched to the scene of the accident on Highway 25 at Coleman Park Road around 7:15 a.m.

They says James R. Powers, 51, of Glen was driving an 18-wheeler south bound on the highway when he tried to avoid another vehicle that pulled into the roadway.

Powers lost control and the vehicle, carry rolls of steel, overturned.

Powers was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Crews worked for nearly five hours to clear the scene of the crash.

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