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VOL. 132 | NO. 168 | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Bourbon, Pizzas and Now Spaghetti Sauce Cover Arkansas Roads

The Associated Press

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CAMDEN, Ark. (AP) – It's a smorgasbord on Arkansas highways, with the third food spill in as many weeks.

A truck driver distracted by a GPS unit crashed near the intersection of U.S. 278 and Arkansas 24 at Camden early Monday and spilled a truckload of spaghetti sauce. On Aug. 2, a tank car filled with bourbon crashed on Interstate 40 in eastern Arkansas and motorists on Interstate 30 had to leave the highway at Little Rock on Aug. 9 after a truck accident left frozen pizzas scattered about.

Camden police Sgt. Cory Sanders said the spaghetti sauce truck was headed to Dallas about 3 a.m. when its driver became distracted, then overcorrected and rolled over after crossing the center line of the highway. Sanders said the driver suffered minor injuries.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 0 110 19,224
MORTGAGES 0 125 22,175
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 58 2,894
BUILDING PERMITS 0 116 39,432
BANKRUPTCIES 0 98 12,346
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 21 6,287
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 41 7,313
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 35 4,396