I-89 blocked following crash in Royalton

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ROYALTON — A 45-year-old man crashed a commercial truck in Royalton yesterday.

The crash took place on I-89 north at around 1:25 p.m.

The rig was overturned in the median, and the driver, Antoine Glaspie, of Smyrna, DE, was out of the truck and uninjured when police arrived.

Road conditions at the scene were very slick with black ice forming and sleet falling, police say.

Glaspie was ticketed for driving at a speed unsafe for the road conditions and the trucking company was ticketed for defective tires.

The northbound passing lane of I-89 was temporarily closed for recovery operations.