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Tractor trailer rolls over on I-77; traffic slowed down

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A tractor trailer traveling south on I-77 overturned after hitting a curb near the Yeager Bridge in Kanawha County, WV.

The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital but the extent of his injuries isn't known, according to officials on the scene.

One lane for both the north and south bound lanes will stay open.

The trailer of the truck was destroyed during the wreck and caused wood to be strewn across the interstate.  The Division of Highways has crews working to clear the scene.

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ORIGINAL:

A tractor trailer crashed and rolled over near the 95 mile marker on I-77 northbound just before the Kanawha City exit. 

Dispatchers are asking drivers to avoid the area.  Dispatchers also say that lumber is scattered across the interest.

First responders are assessing the scene.  Initial reports say one person is trapped in the truck.