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Truck carrying bananas flips on I-85

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The truck landed on its side.

A truck carrying a load of bananas flipped over on I-85 southbound in Orange County early Monday.

It happened just before 4 a.m. where I-40 and I-85 join together.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said the truck driver fell asleep at the wheel.

The truck's trailer was split open when it hit a bridge support - spilling bananas all over the highway.

Several lanes of I-85 were closed while the mess is cleaned up.

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Firefighters were scraping the bananas off the highway.

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Boxes of bananas fill the median on I-85


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