WINFIELD, W.Va. — A dump truck hauling asphalt on U.S. Route 35 in Putnam County crashed Friday afternoon and burst into flames.

Authorities said the driver lost control of the truck at about 2 p.m. near Tacketts Creek not far from Winfield.

Both northbound and southbound traffic was still being impacted by the wreck and cleanup at 5 p.m.

The driver of the truck appeared to have suffered only minor injuries.

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