Crash involving tractor-trailer and fallen tree temporarily stalls traffic on NC highway

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SWANNANOA, N.C. — A crash involving a tractor-trailer and a fallen tree temporarily stalled traffic on a North Carolina highway, according to WLOS.

The TV station reported that it happened between Swannanoa and Black Mountain on the western side of the state.

The driver said he tried to speed up to avoid the falling tree. There were no injuries. Traffic was closed, but reopened later in the day.