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Overturned semitruck closes Highway 19 on Hawaii island

Hawaii County police shut down Hawaii Belt Road in both directions for about four hours Tuesday due to a traffic incident involving an overturned tractor trailer and a car.

Three patients on scene with minor injuries.

The closure was at the 42-mile marker about 11:30 a.m.

Three people suffered minor injuries, firefighters said.

Traffic was diverted through Honokaa town. The road was reopened about 4 p.m.

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