Chicken truck overturns on NC highway

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UNION CO., N.C. — Friday morning, a truck carrying chickens on US-74 veered off the side of the road in Union County east of Marshville. The driver overcorrected the truck and caused it to overturn.

The driver was not seriously hurt, but many of the chickens died. Police said the driver was heading to the Tyson chicken plant.

The live chickens are being loaded onto another truck.

Read more: WSOC