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Tractor trailer overturns on I-81 in Wythe County County

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photo courtesy: Virginia State Police photo courtesy: Virginia State Police
WYTHE COUNTY, VA (WVVA) -

Crews are on the scene of a tractor trailer crash on Interstate 81 in Wythe County.

According to the Virginia State Police, it happened shortly before 8:00 a.m. Monday near mile marker 72. The driver was traveling north when the vehicle "ran off the left side of the interstate and  overturned in the median."

The big rig was loaded down with celery. The driver and his canine companion were not injured. 

Emergency responders are working to clean up the mess. Drivers in the area can expect delays. As of 11:00, a section of the left shoulder and left lane are closed.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. 

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