• Truck carrying 80,000 pounds of trash crashes on I-575 in Cherokee County

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    CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. - Crews have spent hours cleaning up a messy crash on a busy interstate early Thursday morning. 

    Triple Team Traffic's Mark Arum confirmed through the Georgia Department of Transportation that a tractor trailer carrying 80,000 pounds of trash crashed on I-575 North at Highway 140 (Exit 16). The crash has blocked all lanes of traffic.

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    We're learning the different items found in the crash on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.

    Arum began tracking this crash around 3:30 a.m. and has been showing viewers how to get around it on Channel 2 Action News This Morning 

    Crews were able to get the truck up-righted and towed away around 8 a.m. 


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