Barge hits I-555 bridge across Mississippi River

Pemiscot, Co. (KAIT) - A barge has hit the Mississippi River bridge according to WMC TV in Memphis.

The Missouri State Police tells Region 8 News the bridge is closed for an undetermined amount of time, but did not say why.  The bridge between Caruthersville, Missouri and Dyersburg, Tennessee is the only bridge between Cario, Illinois and Memphis, Tennessee.

Region 8 News is tracking this breaking news story.  Tune in to Region 8 News at Ten, www.kait8.com, and www.region8togo.com on your cell phone, where we're always on.

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