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Christmas tree truck flips causing closure of U.S. 221

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By Liz Horton - bio l email 

AVERY COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - An accident on US 221 in Avery County clogged traffic for several hours Thursday morning.

According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, a truck hauling Christmas trees flipped at the intersection of US 221 and Edgemont Drive around 1:30 a.m.

The road is expected to be cleared up by 12:15 p.m.  In the meantime, motorists may consider taking NC 105 as an alternate route.

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