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Oodles of noodles close North Carolina highway

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that a tractor-trailer carrying Ramen noodles crashed on I-95 southbound on Wednesday.

The driver, Larry Scholting, fell asleep at the wheel, according to reports from ABC11, and crashed into a bridge near Exit 145 in Nash County.

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"[The] trucker ran off the road to the right, struck the bridge support, split in half," Trooper Kevin Heath told ABC11.

Scholting was not injured in the crash, but oodles of boxes of instant noodle soup were scattered along the roadway. Police set up a detour, closing down the highway for almost eight hours, and the noodles were taken to a local landfill.

There is no estimation on the monetary loss of the destroyed product as of yet.