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April 20, 2008
TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT CAUSING TRAVEL DELAYS ON I-81 IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY
Officials at the site say it will be another hour or two before both lanes are open. The truck has split open and its contents is in one of the travel lanes according to reports from the VDOT Staunton Traffic Management Center.
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