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Strawberry Truck Accident Causes Traffic Jam

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Strawberries smashed along the highway near Tracy had morning drivers in a “jam”.

CHP tried to “preserve” the scene along Highway 580 near the exit for Highway 132 in Tracy.

Officers told FOX40 the driver fell asleep at the wheel, sending his truck carrying Dole strawberries into the guardrail, and onto its side.

Strawberries

A truck carrying Dole strawberries crashed near Tracy.

The rail sliced open the truck, sending berries out onto the embankment.

The driver of the truck is ok. The off-ramp for Highway 132 was closed for a few hours so officers could clear the truck and crates of berries.

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