• Tractor-trailer spills 40K pounds of broccoli onto metro Atlanta interstate

    By: Chelsea Prince, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


    About 40,000 pounds of broccoli on the side of a metro Atlanta freeway Monday morning won’t ever make it to a dinner plate.

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    That’s good news for picky youngsters, but it caused trouble for drivers through Clayton County overnight. A tractor-trailer overturned on the ramp from I-285 to I-75, spilling the frozen vegetables all over the interstate.

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    The ramp was shut down overnight, according to WSBTV. It was reopened by 6:30 a.m., but some cleanup efforts continued. 

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