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18 Wheeler Overturns In Copiah County

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We are covering a developing story out of Copiah County this hour.

According to officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, an 18 wheeler over turned on I-55 southbound.

It happened around 5am this morning, when the truck left the roadway, drove into the median, and collided with a tree. The driver, Ephiriam Medina, age 38, was not taken to the hospital. The left lane of I-55 south will be shut down until the accident can be cleared.

Medina is from Pearl.

We will continue covering this story and bring you much more on WJTV News Channel 12 @ Noon.

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