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Road Conditions Deteriorating On Interstate 40 Near Checotah

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This semi overturned on eastbound I-40 about 5 miles east of Checotah. This semi overturned on eastbound I-40 about 5 miles east of Checotah.
The driver was not injured, but the semi will likely remain by the highway until Tuesday, crews tell News On 6. The driver was not injured, but the semi will likely remain by the highway until Tuesday, crews tell News On 6.

Winter weather has left rapidly deteriorating travel conditions in McIntosh County. The winter storm has included freezing rain, snow and thundersleet according to News On 6 storm spotter Darren Stephens.

The narrow band of winter weather is headed to Adair County as of about noon.

Stephens said a trucker on eastbound Interstate 40 escaped injury when he overturned Sunday morning. The one-vehicle wreck took place about 5 miles east of Checotah.

Crews responded to the wreck but say they are planning to return Tuesday to clean it up.

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