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Le Mars semi driver hospitalized after Minnesota crash

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LEWISTON, MINNESOTA (KWWL) -- A Le Mars semi driver was hospitalized Monday after crashing his truck in southeast Minnesota.  The crash happened on Interstate 90 in Winona County.

The truck hit an embankment, went through the median, struck a bridge and burst into flames.  58 year old driver Glen Boyer was able to escape.  He was flown to a hospital in LaCrosse, Wisconsin with a shoulder injury.

Investigators at the scene said they believe the driver either fell asleep or was tired.  No one else was hurt.

Westbound traffic was closed for a time to clear the mess.  The truck was carrying cheese.

 

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