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This tractor-trailer split in half, blocking Old Candler Road for hours
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A collapsed trailer is inspected Tuesday, April 13, 2021, along Old Candler Road at Syfan Logistics. The trailer was in the process of being moved when it collapsed in half blocking the road. - photo by Scott Rogers

A tractor-trailer carrying hand sanitizer, generators and wheelbarrows broke in half Tuesday, April 13, and blocked Old Candler Road for hours, according to authorities.

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office set up detours at Monroe Drive and Old Candler Road because of the blockage near Syfan Logistics.

No injuries were reported, and the cleanup took roughly five hours. The Sheriff’s Office said the road reopened around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Sheriff’s Office spokesman Derreck Booth said he did not know the cause, adding that the Motor Carrier Compliance Division responded to the scene.

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A collapsed trailer is inspected Tuesday, April 13, 2021, along Old Candler Road at Syfan Logistics. The trailer was in the process of being moved when it collapsed in half blocking the road. - photo by Scott Rogers
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