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Kentucky highway shut down after poultry truck crashes, chickens fly the coop

Kentucky highway shut down after poultry truck crashes, chickens fly the coop
An overturned poultry truck blocked a section Kentucky State Highway 94 on Monday, April 19. Several of the chickens reportedly escaped but were rounded up.

PADUCAH, Ky. — The chickens literally flew the coop when a tractor-trailer hauling live poultry overturned near Lynnville, Kentucky Monday, April 19.

Graves County Emergency Management reported that some of the chickens escaped on Kentucky State Highway 94 East in Graves County after the truck overturned around 1 p.m. The highway was blocked between the 11- and 14-mile markers until about 7:30 p.m., when all lanes were reopened.

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