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Tractor trailer carrying peanut shell husks overturns on Route 58 East

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Posted at 10:40 AM, Oct 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-09 11:42:33-04

Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of an accident Thursday morning involving an overturned tractor trailer at the off-ramp of Route 58 East onto Pruden Boulevard/Route 460.

Emergency Communications received the call about the accident at 8:08 a.m.

The tractor trailer was hauling peanut shell husks. The driver was not injured.

Suffolk Police and crews from Public Works are on scene and detours will be put into place. A portion of the off-ramp is currently blocked.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.