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Two 18-Wheelers Crash in Copiah County; Log Truck Overturns

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COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. - Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to an accident involving two 18-wheeler trucks Friday morning.

MHP says the driver of a Sanderson Farms truck was making a left hand turn onto Mercy Seat Road off of Highway 28 in Copiah County. A log truck was traveling behind the Sanderson Farms truck. 

The driver of the log truck didn't noticed that the 18-wheeler in front of him was turning. He tried to avoid the crash but hit the driver side of the Sanderson Farms truck. 

The log truck overturned. The log truck driver was not injured and was given a citation for failure to yield. The driver of the Sanderson Farms truck was taken to the hospital. He is expected to be okay.

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