Truck Carrying 10,000 Pounds of Dynamite Overturns in Georgia

A Dawson County, Georgia, highway is shut down Tuesday morning after a truck carrying dynamite overturned.

The Georgia State Patrol, the Georgia Department of Transportation and local agencies are on the scene of the accident on Ga. 53 just west of Lake Lanier.

Authorities expect the closures to last several hours, according to the Dawson County Fire and Emergency Services. At least four vehicles, including a truck believed to be carrying 10,000 pounds of dynamite, were involved in the wreck, Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson said.

Source: Truck hauling 10,000 pounds of dynamite overturns in Dawson County | News |

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