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Semi-trailer damages US 287 bridge in Tuesday night accident

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Amarillo, TX -  Traffic remains diverted after an overnight accident on US 287.

At about 11:30 Tuesday night a semi-trailer slammed into a railroad bridge on US 287 about 20 miles north of Amarillo.

DPS Officers tell us the truck was off it's route when it struck the bridge.

Railroad officials say they are investigating the damage on the bridge and have suspended rail service until it is deemed safe.

No one was injured in the crash.

Traffic is still being diverted from the northbound lane to the southbound.

TxDOT officials say motorists can expect one-lane traffic in each direction and delays for at least the remainder of the week.

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