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Semi overturns spilling 40,000 pounds of corn

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(Source: Graves County SO) (Source: Graves County SO)
WINGO, KY (KFVS) -

A semi full of corn overturned in western Kentucky.

According to Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon, Jeremy Dale Watts of Mayfield, Kentucky was traveling north on Kentucky 339 operating a 2000 Mack semi with trailer carrying roughly 40,000 pounds of corn.

Watts was going around a curve on Kentucky 339 and North Saint Paul Street in Wingo, when the load shifted causing him to overturn.

Watts was not injured during the collision.

Kentucky 339 had to be shut down and a detour set up at Lebanon Street to get around the collision.

The sheriff's office is still investigating.

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