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Trooper clears fish heads from road

Sept. 8, 2011 at 4:30 AM

SEATTLE, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Washington State Patrol said a shovel-wielding trooper spent 10 minutes clearing a pile of bloody fish heads from an interstate.

Officials said Trooper Jamie Arnold responded to a report of a lost load slowing traffic on northbound Interstate 5 at about 6 p.m. Tuesday and he discovered the fish heads spread through multiple traffic lanes, KOMO-TV, Seattle, reported Wednesday.

Arnold spent about 10 minutes clearing the fish heads from the roadway with a shovel.

State Patrol spokeswoman Julie Startup said investigators have not yet determined the origin of the fish heads.

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