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CBSMIAMI.COM:

BROOKSVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) – There was plenty of beer but it wasn’t a happy hour–or three–on southbound Interstate 75 when a Budweiser truck overturned.

Beer cans were strewn along the highway north of Tampa Tuesday after Malcolm Jamal Wilcox, 23, of Fernandina Beach became distracted by a small dog riding in the cab and lost control of the truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The truck went onto the outside shoulder and the driver overcorrected, crossed the highway and hit the center median guardrail before overturning.

Much of the cargo spilled onto the road, forcing troopers to close the southbound lanes in Hernando County for more than three hours.

FHP’s Steve Gaskins tweeted several photos of the crash Tuesday:

Troopers say Wilcox was cited for careless driving. No one was injured in the crash.

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