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Loose trailer leads to I-10 wreck; 1 dead

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A trailer came loose from a pickup truck and rolled across the Interstate 10 median, striking another truck in an accident that left one person dead.

State police said the accident happened around 3:15 p.m. Friday between the Highland Road exit and Louisiana 73 at Prairieville. Traffic was tied up in both directions until authorities reopened I-10 just before 7 p.m.           

The trailer came loose from a westbound truck and crossed into the eastbound lane. The name of the victim had not been released as of Friday evening. 

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