Truck full of chocolate destroyed by fire on Iowa interstate

A truck carrying a load of chocolate from Hershey, Pennsylvania caught fire and was destroyed on an Iowa interstate.
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A truck carrying a load of chocolate from Hershey, Pennsylvania caught fire and was destroyed on an Iowa interstate.

Credit: Scott Olson

Credit: Scott Olson

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A tractor-trailer carrying chocolate from Hershey, Pennsylvania, caught fire and burned on an Iowa interstate highway Wednesday, KCCI reported.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, the truck was headed westbound on I-80 near Dexter when it caught fire after experiencing brake problems, the television station reported.

The driver was able to pull the truck off the highway and unhook it from the trailer before it caught fire, KCCI reported.

While there were no injuries, the trailer and all of the chocolate were lost, KCCI reported.

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