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I-65 traffic snarled by garbage truck mishap

A garbage truck messed up I-65 traffic in Newton County, IN yesterday. The garbage truck got tangled in the guardrails, south of the Kankakee River.

State police said the crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. on I-65 in a construction zone.

A semi was hauling trash from Chicago to a landfill in Monticello. The driver ran off the roadway and struck a guardrail twice. The second impact caused the semi's tires to become lodged under the guardrail.

The semi driver was not injured. The right lane of I-65 South was closed for more than 1½ hours.

94.1 WGFA