Overturned log truck blocks Cherokee Co. road - FOX Carolina 21

Overturned log truck blocks Cherokee Co. road

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GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Troopers said Highway 105 is blocked and detours are in place in Cherokee County after a logging truck overturned Friday morning.

Troopers said the wreck happened just north of Highway 211 (Hickory Grove Road) when the truck overturned several miles south of Gaffney.

The driver was injured and airlifted to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, troopers said.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash that happened about 7:50 a.m., according to the Highway Patrol.

Firefighters and authorities are directing traffic in the area and drivers are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. If not, drivers are asked to follow officials' posted detours.

No other details have been released about the crash, which remains under investigation.

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