Section of Interstate 29 in St. Joseph closed

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the southbound lanes of Interstate 29 in St. Joseph are closed after a tanker truck went into a ditch.

The patrol says the truck carrying ethanol slid off the road about 4 a.m. Tuesday Both lanes remain closed at 6:30 a.m. while crews work to remove the truck. The driver was not injured.

Snow began falling in northwest Missouri early Tuesday. Forecasters are saying the region could get up to 10 inches of snow as a strong system moves into the state from Kansas.

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