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By Katie Teachout
The Ritzville Adams County Journal 

Asphalt truck overturns near Lind

Northbound U.S. Highway 395 closed


Last updated 1/5/2022 at 11:13am

State Department of Transportation

A truck carrying asphalt overturned Friday near Lind, prompting northbound U.S. Highway 395 to be closed.

LIND - A day after an oil tanker crashed on U.S. Highway 395, law enforcement are dealing with a second incident.

U.S. Highway 395 northbound was closed at Milepost 78 at about 4 p.m. after an asphalt truck overturned, the state Department of Transportation said Friday afternoon, June 19.

Today's crash was three miles north of the oil tanker crash, officials said.

The closure began shortly before 4 p.m. and remain in place until further notice, officials said.

Motorists were advised to use state Highways 21 and 26 to get around the crash scene.

Author Bio

Katie Teachout, Editor

Katie Teachout is the editor of the Ritzville Adams County Journal. She has more than a decade experience covering Eastern Washington, including the Upper Kittitas Valley, the Methow Valley and Okanogan and Ferry counties.

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