Update: Overturned chicken truck on Highway 83 shuts down highway

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GDOT to set up a detour

Tractor-trailer hauling chickens wrecked on Highway 83 in Walton County on Nov. 21, 2019. Photo credit: Sue Vetsch

Walton County Sheriff’s Office is warning that a tractor-trailer has overturned on Highway 83 near Moina Michael Road. Walton County Fire Rescue.

“The truck is hauling chickens and is overturned. There is one injury reported,” said WCFR Assistant Chief Craig League. “The truck is the only vehicle involved.”

League said both lanes of Hwy 83 are blocked and are expected to be closed for a while. Georgia Department Of Transportation has been notified to set up a detour.
Tractor-trailer hauling chickens wrecked on Highway 83 in Walton County on Nov. 21, 2019. Photo credit: Sue Vetsch

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