COAL TRUCK ACCIDENTS Black Ice Blamed In Coal Truck Crashes
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Mar. 14, 2013 7:43 AM EDT
Updated: Mar. 14, 2013 12:55 PM EDT
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
Black ice along one Kanawha County road was causing major headaches for drivers during Thursday morning's commute.
An accident, which involved several coal trucks and a pickup truck, happened about 5 a.m. at Dry Branch on Cabin Creek, dispatchers said. The roadway was closed for a couple of hours while crews cleared the scene.
Motorists were being advised to use extreme caution in the area, due to reports of black ice.
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