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Lost: 38,000 Pounds of a Trucker’s Marbles

They spilled all over an Indianapolis highway.

A photo tweeted by Indiana State Police Sergeant John Perrine shows the extent of the spill.
A photo tweeted by Indiana State Police Sergeant John Perrine shows the extent of the spill. John Perrine/Public Domain

A trucker making his way through Indianapolis on Saturday was driving along Interstate 465 when his trailer became unhitched, spilling 38,000 pounds of marbles on the roadway. Indiana State Police Sergeant John Perrine tweeted a taller version of the above photo, and it’s since spread across the internet, as these things tend to do

As for the driver, neither he nor anyone else was injured in the incident. An inevitable lane closure, however, no doubt inconvenienced many motorists who may or may not have been aware that they were driving by an almost completely perfect dad joke.