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Wednesday, April 24, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Semitruck loses load of legumes, covers Interstate 90 in peas


The peas have split.

Street sweepers removed all the peas from the roadway and traffic is running normally again.

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Picky eaters rejoice.

A semitruck hauling dried peas lost multiple boxes on westbound Interstate 90 just east of the Freya exit, according to a Washington State Patrol news release. The right and center lanes are blocked, covered in the lost legumes.

One vehicle hit one of the boxes, but no one was injured. A street sweeper is on its way.

The road will be blocked for several hours. According to Spokane’s Regional Transportation Management Center, traffic is slowed to 13 miles an hour.

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