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WATCH: At least seven semi-trucks overturn on I-40 due to high winds, officials say

According to THP, "straight-line winds overturned approximately seven semi trucks on I-40 in Decatur and Henderson Counties."
Credit: Greg Allen

DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. — At least seven tractor trailers were blown over on the I-40 bridge over the Tennessee River in Benton County on Saturday, the Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed. 

According to THP, "straight-line winds overturned approximately seven semi trucks on I-40 in Decatur and Henderson Counties." 

Vanderbilt women's golf coach Greg Allen shared footage of the tractor trailers on their side on the highway on his Twitter account.

THP confirmed that it had several troopers en route to assist in clearing I-40.

10News will continue to update this story as we learn more. 

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