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Dumped asphalt closes highway

A load of hot asphalt closed the southbound lanes of Highway 395 for an hour near Mica Lane on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, a truck from A&K Earthmovers dumped the asphalt across both lanes.

The Nevada Department of Transportation responded to the accident and cleared off the asphalt, Trooper Dan Lopez said.

The driver of the dump truck was cited at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call the Nevada Highway Patrol at (775) 687-0400 in reference to NHP case No. 140501934, attention Trooper Chris Smithon.