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Tractor trailer carrying hams overturns on I-85 ramp

6:50 AM, Dec 19, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- A tractor trailer carrying 80,000 pounds of Christmas hams overturned on an Interstate 85 ramp Thursday morning.

The accident happened at around 3 a.m. on the I-85 south exit ramp to South Fulton Parkway, not far from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Dispatchers said the truck spilled fuel, as well as ham all over the highway. Crews are working to clean up the mess.

There was no immediate word on when the ramp will reopen.

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