Cattle truck cleared on I-40 in Henderson Co. - WSMV Channel 4

Cattle truck cleared on I-40 in Henderson Co.

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LEXINGTON, TN (WSMV) -

A cattle truck wreck Wednesday morning closed all westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Henderson County.

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The wreck occurred at mile marker 104 at about 6 a.m. and wasn't fully cleared until about 2 p.m.

Westbound traffic had to be routed off the interstate onto Highway 22 South to Highway 412 West and then back onto Interstate 40 at mile marker 93.

The driver of the truck is OK but several cows were killed.  The backup also caused some other minor accidents.

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