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WB I-80 in Tooele County reopens after truck carrying radioactive dirt catches fire

GRANTSVILLE, Tooele County — Westbound I-80 in Tooele County reopened after a truck carrying radioactive dirt stuck fire and compelled closure of the freeway between Lakepoint and Grantsville Thursday morning, officers stated.

The street closed about 7:30 a.m. Westbound site visitors was once compelled off at state Route 36 in Lakepoint. The street reopened about eight:10 a.m., consistent with a tweet from the Utah Department of Transportation.

The container carrying the dirt remains to be intact and no radiation was once uncovered, Utah Highway Patrol Lt. Todd Royce stated. The motive force of the truck was once now not injured.

The reason behind the automobile fire was once now not instantly launched. This tale might be up to date.

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WB I-80 in Tooele County reopens after truck carrying radioactive dirt catches fire Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com

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