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Hog truck overturns in Isle of Wight County

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Posted at 9:05 AM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-11 06:08:18-05

(Photo: Virginia State Police)

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. – A truck carrying approximately 171 hogs  overturned Wednesday in the 13100 block of Four Square Road near Courthouse Highway, according to Virginia State Police.

The driver, 23-year-old Brian Crockett was on Route 620 when he ran off the roadway, over corrected, and overturned.

Crockett was charged with reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control of vehicle, Virginia State Police said.

It happened around 4:30 a.m.

The driver was not injured. Ten hogs were euthanized as a result of the accident.

Troopers are continuing to investigate the incident.

The roadway was cleared and opened around 10 a.m.