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UPDATE: Semi Freed; 20th Street Viaduct Reopens in Huntington

By: Brooks Jarosz Email
By: Brooks Jarosz Email

UPDATE 2/18/13 @ 4:35 a.m. /b>
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (WSAZ) --Huntington Police tell WSAZ.com a tractor-trailer that got stuck in the 20th Street viaduct Sunday night, has been freed and the viaduct is back open.

Officers say the semi-truck carrying carbon was too tall and couldn't fit underneath the viaduct. The entire trailer managed to get stuck.



ORIGINAL STORY 2/17/13 @ 9:30 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A tractor-trailer smashed into the 20th Street viaduct in Huntington, closing the road.

Police tell WSAZ.com 20th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues will be closed until at least 7 a.m. Monday morning.

Officers say the semi-truck carrying carbon was too tall and couldn't fit underneath the viaduct. The entire trailer managed to get stuck.

Tow trucks are in place to help remove the tractor-trailer. They have to unload the trailer first, before they can pull out the mangled trailer, according to officers.

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