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I-77 Cleared After Tractor Trailer Drops Load

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A portion of I-77 near Princeton was closed earlier today A portion of I-77 near Princeton was closed earlier today
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A portion of I-77 near Mile Marker 8 in Mercer County is clear this morning (8/7) after a messy scene last night closed down a portion of the road.

Emergency dispatchers say a tractor trailer dropped its load of glass onto the road, disabling a few cars.

Two calls came in around 1:10 a.m. reporting the incident. The scene was cleared around 3:30 a.m.

No one was injured.

The Mercer County Sheriff's Department, East River Fire Department and Princeton EMS responded to the scene.