Overturned dump truck causes traffic problems

An overturned dump truck has caused traffic problems on Highway 51 and Goodman Road Tuesday.

Southaven Police reported the truck spilled over shortly before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area while cleanup is underway. No cause for the dump truck spilling over was immediately released.

The roadway was reported cleared by Mississippi Department of Transportation at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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