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18-wheeler accident closes I-20 at Vicksburg

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Interstate 20 through Vicksburg was closed Thursday morning after an 18-wheeler accident. At approximately 4:30 a.m. Thursday, a tractor trailer overturned and burst into flames.

The wreck and fire resulted in the closing of all lanes on I-20 at the Clay Street exit. The area around Exit 4 remained closed until 6:30, after crews managed to extinguish the blaze.

The tractor trailer was completely destroyed and we have not received word on the condition of the driver or how the accident occurred.

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