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A northbound 18 wheeler loaded with wooden pallets left the roadway and overturned early Monday morning on US 71 just south of the Scott County Line in Polk County. The driver was injured and taken by ambulance to Mena Regional Medical Center. 

 

 
Crews were still working close to noon Monday to get the truck and lost load cleaned up, and at least one lane has had to be closed at times since the accident.
 
 
According to Kris Lyle of the Polk County Office of Emergency Management, Polk County Deputies, Arkansas State Police, Polk County OEM, Acorn Fire Department, Mena Fire Department, and Southwest EMS all responded to the accident which happened around 2:30 a.m.
 
1-7-19 11:51 a.m. kawx.org 

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