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Over 40,000 Pounds of Sunflower Seeds Spilled in Oakland

A truck's trailer overturned on an on-ramp to Interstate 80, littering the roadway with seeds

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CHP Oakland

A truck's trailer carrying more than 40,000 pounds of sunflower seeds overturned in Oakland Thursday morning, spilling the seeds across an on-ramp to Interstate 80, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The spill blocked one lane of the West Grand Avenue on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 80, the CHP reported.

Crews were cleaning up the spill as of 12 p.m.

Further information was not available. 

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