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I-55 shut down in Panola County after dump truck hits guard rail, catches fire

Traffic is backing up near Halawa after a multiple-vehicle crash on the H-3.
Traffic is backing up near Halawa after a multiple-vehicle crash on the H-3.(Hawaii News Now)
Published: Jul. 17, 2019 at 3:35 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 17, 2019 at 3:37 PM CDT
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PANOLA COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) - A crash involving a dump truck has shut down part of I-55 in Panola County.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the dump truck hit a guard rail near Batesville and caught fire. The southbound lanes have been shut down most of the afternoon.

An MHP spokesperson says only minor injuries have been reported.

It’s not clear how long the road will be shut down.

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