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Tupelo highway reopens after 18-wheeler crash

Updated Article - Traffic is back to normal after an 18-wheeler crash on Highway 45 in Tupelo.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 7:31 AM
Updated: Jun 11, 2019 1:01 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - An 18-wheeler crash closed part of Highway 45 in Tupelo Tuesday morning, according to Tupelo police.

The southbound lanes between Eason Boulevard and Main Street were shut down, but the scene is now clear, and all lanes are open, police said.

MGN Online

The owner of Cooley Transport said the company reviewed the video from inside the truck's cab and it appears the driver had a seizure right before the crash.

The condition of the driver is unknown.

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