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Semi Carrying Wood Tips Over In North Metro

A semi truck carrying timber appears to have tipped over Friday evening, spilling beams of wood all over a grassy area near an on-ramp in the north metro, traffic cameras show.

04/25/2014

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NE Mpls. Bridge Snares 3rd Truck In Weeks

A railroad bridge in northeast Minneapolis has trapped another semi-trailer truck under its steel girders. Dan Karst and his wife Linda run a recycling business near Columbia Parkway and 5th Street Northeast, just up the road from a steel railroad bridge where traffic flows underneath. That’s unless the passing vehicle is higher than 12 feet 2 inches in height.

04/11/2014

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Patrol: Semi Driver Killed In Fiery Golden Valley Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash involving a semi that left a plume of smoke over Highway 55 on Friday morning in Golden Valley. The state patrol said the incident took place at Highway 55 and Boone. One is dead, and the status of the other driver is unknown. The semi truck had reportedly burst into flames.

09/13/2013

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Wis. Troopers Telling Drivers To Move Over After Close Call

A Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper survived a close-call on the side of the road, and it was all caught on camera.

07/24/2013

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Patrol: Foley Woman Dies After Crashing Head-On With Semi

A head-on crash with a freight semi killed a Foley woman late Friday night in Benton County, according to the state patrol. Authorities are investigating the incident that killed Cynthia Zillmer, 57, of Foley, Minn., at about 11:20 p.m. Friday just outside of Gilman on Highway 25 in central Minnesota.

06/01/2013

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Work Continues At Site Of Train-Semi Collision

Hazardous materials handlers continue to offload a volatile chemical from semi involved in a collision with a train in Swift County.

05/08/2013

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Minn. Trucker In Burn Unit After Getting Shocked

A 33-year-old Minnesota trucker is in the burn center after getting shocked and thrown off of his trailer during a Thursday morning incident at Toy’s Scrap and Salvage in Eau Claire, Wis., police say.

03/07/2013

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Patrol: Man Dies After Oversized Load Hits Bridge, Falls Off Semi

A 61-year-old man died Monday morning in central Minnesota after an oversized load on a semi hit an overhead railroad bridge and fell on a car, the State Patrol says.

02/04/2013

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Minnesota’s Top Trucker Dishes On Bad Drivers

When the Minnesota Trucking Association picks its top driver every year, safety is a big consideration.

01/25/2013

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1 Dead After Pickup Collides With Semi

A 53-year-old Merrifield man died Thursday morning in a crash involving his pick-up truck and a semi-tractor trailer in Crow Wing County, according to authorities.

01/03/2013

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Fatal Semi Accident In Goodhue County

The Minnesota State Patrol says they are on scene at a fatal crash involving a semi in Goodhue County.

12/09/2012

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Snow Slowing Traffic; Semi Jack-Knifed On 494

Up to 3 inches of snow in the metro has made Black Friday traveling a bit treacherous for some.

11/23/2012

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Patrol: Man In Critical Condition After Pickup Drives Under Semi Trailer

A 31-year-old Apple Valley man is in critical condition after his pickup truck rear-ended a semi Tuesday afternoon in Dakota County, the State Patrol says.

09/04/2012

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Semi Crashes Into Lowry Tunnel On I-94

No one was injured after a semi jack knifed and crashed into the Lowry Tunnel on Interstate 94.

07/29/2012

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Fatal SUV-Semi Crash In Goodhue County

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two vehicle crash in Goodhue County Thursday afternoon.

07/26/2012

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