An overturned tanker truck shut down both eastbound lanes of I-64 just east of Mount Sterling for more than two hours Monday night.
State police were notified that a Freightliner tanker truck carrying a non-hazardous emulsion latex had overturned on the shoulder of the road about 10:15 a.m., reducing traffic to one lane.
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Because the truck could not be towed without spilling its contents, a second tanker was brought in to collect the latex. Both lanes were shut down from about 6:40 p.m. to just before 9 p.m. while the transfer took place. During that time, traffic was detoured off the interstate at Exit 110 and routed back on at Exit 113.
The driver of the truck, Franklin D. Brown Jr., 35, of Tiline, was not injured.