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Crash spills 40,000 pounds of avocados onto Texas highway

Holy guacamole, Batman!

A burning crashed truck led to 40,000 pounds of avocados spilling onto a Texas highway, causing millennials across the country to weep into their morning avocado toast.

Requiem for an avocado. A truck carrying about 40,000 pound of avocados caught fire while driving northbound on 1-35E in Forreston, Tex., on Dec. 28, 2017.


The incident occurred on the southbound lane of Interstate 35E just south of Dallas, Tex., on Thursday afternoon.

According to WFAA, no one was injured in the crash. Officials don’t know what exactly caused the crash, though the Texas Department of Public Safety indicated it may have been a mechanical issue.

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Aerial news choppers spotted firefighters putting out the fire and cleaning up the thousands of pounds of avocados from the highway. The efforts took nearly three hours.

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