SILVER SPRING TWP., Pa. - A mess of melons put the brakes on Independence Day traffic near Harrisburg.
A pickup truck hauling watermelons overturned around 11 a.m. Friday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 81, near the Route 114/Mechanicsburg interchange, in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, state police said.
Dozens of watermelons spilled out of the truck, breaking open and littering a stretch of the highway with sticky debris.
Crews worked about an hour to clean up the mess and reopen the northbound lanes.
State police could provide no information about injuries.Images: Crashed pickup loses load of watermelons
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