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Tractor-trailer accident on Highway 49 sends one to hospital

An 18-wheeler wreck sent one man to a hospital Tuesday morning. An 18-wheeler wreck sent one man to a hospital Tuesday morning.
BROOKLYN, MS (WDAM) -

An early morning accident involving an 18-wheeler left one man injured as his rig left Highway 49.

When the 18-wheeler left the road, it crashed into a power pole and ended up in a ditch. 

MOBILE USERS: Click here for pictures from the accident

First responders on the scene say the call came in around 8:51 a.m.Tuesday, and emergency personnel were there within minutes. 

The driver of the truck was transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries, but are believed to be non-serious. 

Agencies responding were the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department and MDOT.  

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