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Subject: Motor Vehicle Accident - Road ClosureDate: 10-19-2011
From: Sgt. BransonCase or Incident: #111019-018
Summary:On 10-19-11, at about 5:30pm, the Juneau Police Department received a report that a tractor had become separated from it's trailer on Glacier Highway near the 13 mile marker. Officers responded to the scene and assisted with traffic control as equipment was used to re-unite the tractor and trailer. Glacier Highway was closed in both directions for approximately 20 minutes. The driver of the tractor-trailer was cited for having an unsecured load.
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