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Accident shuts down U.S. 287

The southbound lanes of U.S. 287 just north of Decatur were shut down about 11:20 a.m. Wednesday due to an accident. Initial reports on the police scanner said a white van was “lodged under an 18-wheeler” at County Road 1170, three miles north of Decatur. First responders said ┬áheavy extrication would be required, and Life Team has been called to the scene. More information will be posted as it’s available.