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Over 5-hour road closure when corn covers the ramp
In Aug. 19 Issue

Just before 8:30 Tuesday morning a tractor trailer pulling a load of grain spilled its load over the east-bound ramp of the Cumberland Parkway. “The driver said he felt a jerk then looked in his mirror and saw the trailer going over,” said Russell Springs Assistant Police Chief Jamie Rogers. Rogers said the driver, Brian Aker, 38, of Jamestown was not injured and was not cited.

 A crew from Voils Farms worked for hours cleaning the shell corn off of the road, loading it into farm trucks.

The ramp was not usable until 2:10 that afternoon, though officers said it was opened up sufficiently to allow emergency equipment to pass most of the time if there had been a need. TOP— Rogers talks with Aker just after the officer arrived on the scene. ABOVE— Workers clean up the mess.

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