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Truck overturns, spills fish on Interstate 95

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A tractor-trailer over carrying 45,000 lbs of raw fish. A tractor-trailer over carrying 45,000 lbs of raw fish.
STONINGTON, CT (AP) -

 A tractor-trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of raw fish has overturned along the Connecticut and Rhode Island border, catching drivers in heavy traffic during their morning commute.

Police say the driver lost control of the truck around 5 a.m. Friday, spilling its cargo along Interstate 95 in Stonington. All northbound lanes were temporarily closed as crews cleaned up the spilled fish.

Authorities say the unidentified driver suffered minor injuries and was hospitalized as a precaution. Officials reopened the highway around 12:30 p.m.

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