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Tractor Trailer Catches Fire, Shuts Down I-64 In Crawford County
Updated May 5, 2013 1:01 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(CRAWFORD COUNTY) - Apparent engine problems are being blamed for a semi that caught fire and shut down Interstate 64 in Crawford County, yesterday afternoon.

State Police Jasper say a tractor trailer being driven by Ronald McAlister of Portsmith, Ohio was heading east on I-64 when he heard a strange noise come from the engine compartment.

When McAlister pulled the truck over, the engine compartment caught fire, and eventually the entire tractor was a total loss, however, the trailer only suffered minor damage.

The truck was hauling a load of computer equipment for Accurate Transportation out of Groveport, Ohio.

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