18-wheeler overturns on Interstate 55 near Gallman

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Copiah County, Miss. (WJTV) – Crews worked to clean up an 18-wheeler crash on I-55 northbound near Gallman in Copiah County early Thursday morning.

Corporal Eric Henry with the Mississippi Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 1:30 a.m.

According to MHP, the driver of a FedEx truck fell asleep at the wheel. The driver does have a few injuries but is expected to be okay.

A portion of the northbound lane was blocked as crews worked to clear that scene. Traffic is moving along smoothly in that area again.

MHP says the truck was not carrying any hazardous materials.

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