Confused chickens take a spill on Hwy. 550

Published 4:20 pm Thursday, July 7, 2022

No human life was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when a truck carrying live chickens overturned in Lincoln County.

An 18-wheeler hauling live chickens overturned before 4 p.m. when it attempted to turn off Hwy. 550 onto Dunn-Ratcliff Road.

Highway Patrol, Sheriff’s Office, fire fighters and emergency management personnel responded. The driver was checked at the scene by EMTs.

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Motorists traveling through the area should be prepared for delays as cleanup begins.