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Drivers on Highway 395 south of Kennewick on Wednesday were stopped in their tracks by a broadside wind turbine blade.

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It wasn’t your normal road hazard.

Drivers on Highway 395 south of Kennewick on Wednesday were stopped in their tracks by an unusual sight.

A 240-foot-long wind turbine blade was broadside across four traffic lanes near Ridgeline Drive about 2:20 p.m.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Thorson tweeted this reaction:

“Have you ever taking the wrong turn, then have to back up your 240 foot long trailer (wind mill blade) in order to get turned around? Yeah, neither have I ....”

This article originally ran on union-bulletin.com.

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