Thousands Of Nails Stop Traffic On Missouri Highway A truck spilled 200 boxes of nails on I-70 in Missouri; each box contained 2,000 nails. Nobody caught the truck. Who could pursue it with 400,000 nails on the road?
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Thousands Of Nails Stop Traffic On Missouri Highway

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Thousands Of Nails Stop Traffic On Missouri Highway

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A truck spilled 200 boxes of nails on I-70 in Missouri; each box contained 2,000 nails. Nobody caught the truck. Who could pursue it with 400,000 nails on the road?

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. This technique comes right out of a James Bond movie, though it no doubt happened by accident. A truck in Missouri spilled boxes of nails on the highway - 200 boxes - each box containing 2,000 nails. KOMU-TV reports that traffic on I-70 was stopped during the cleanup, and nobody caught the truck, of course, because who could pursue it after it dropped 400,000 nails? You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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