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Greg Woods
An overturned trailer carrying scrap metal caused Highway 55 just north of Eminence to close for about seven hours Friday. Authorities detoured traffic between Eminence and New Castle on 421 and 22.
Scrap metal truck wreck snarls 55

A 2007 International tractor-trailer shut down Highway 55 when it strewed a load of scrap metal along a curve just north of Eminence Friday.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Patrick Stucker responded to the accident at 11:22 a.m. and found the International truck from Crenshaw and Sons Inc., Louisville, still upright, but its trailer overturned in the ditch, according to Trooper Mitchell Hazelett, KSP Post 5 spokesman.