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Semi hauling 20-30K pounds of mail jackknifes in Maury County

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Posted at 6:14 AM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-27 07:45:49-04

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WTVF)  — A tractor trailer hauling thousands of pounds of mail crashed on Interstate 65 in Maury County, causing a delay for commuters.

The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in southbound lanes at mile marker 41, just south of Columbia.

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers confirmed the truck was hauling 20,000-30,000 pounds of mail when it jackknifed.

The left lane of the interstate remains blocked and it's expected to reopen until 8 a.m. No injuries were reported.