I-40 west of OKC shut down after semi filled with explosives rolls over, catches fire

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CLINTON, Okla. – Emergency crews are trying to clean up a big mess along an Oklahoma interstate.

A semi, that was carrying explosives, overturned and caught fire along I-40.

Authorities with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol shut down westbound I-40 at mile marker 58, which is near the town of Clinton.

No word on any injuries at this point.semi1

However, drivers in the area are encouraged to find an alternate route while officials clean up the roadway.

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