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Wind Likely Factor In I-35 Accident

(Photo by Ben Griffin)

(Photo by Ben Griffin)

TEMPLE (February 21, 2013)—A manufactured home ended up blocking the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 Wednesday in Temple after an accident in which the gusty wind may have played a role.

A wind advisory was in effect for the area at the time of the accident, which happened near the Berger Road exit and backed up traffic for about 6 miles to Big Elm road.

No one was hurt.

Investigators think a wind gust caught the side of the manufactured home, breaking the lag bolts that connected it to the trailer on which it was being transported.


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