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18-wheeler accident slows morning traffic

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The truck came to rest against a tree. The truck came to rest against a tree.
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An investigation is underway to find the cause of an accident that briefly shut down I-20 traffic Tuesday morning. The accident involved an 18-wheeler and happened shortly after 9  in the west bound lane near the Highway 18 exit.     

The driver of the big rig ran off the road, knocked down a pole and slammed into trees.

Authorities had to shut down traffic to get the truck out of the woods. The driver received minor scratches.

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