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Winds topple 3 tractor-trailers; officials close NH highway

 Courtesy: New Hampshire Department of Transportation
Courtesy: New Hampshire Department of Transportation (WCAX)
Published: Apr. 16, 2018 at 7:22 PM EDT
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New Hampshire State Police temporarily closed a portion of Interstate 93 after strong winds overturned three tractor-trailers.

Authorities closed the northbound and southbound lanes of the highway in Franconia Notch around 4 p.m. Monday. State police say one of the trucks fell on a trooper's cruiser. The trooper inside the vehicle was not injured.

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation says the road has reopened but tractor-trailers are still being diverted.

Officials say the crashes damaged guardrails along the highway.

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NH State Police closed I-93 in Franconia Notch for over two hours on Monday afternoon due to hazardous wind conditions. ...

Posted by NH Department of Transportation on Monday, April 16, 2018

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