Friday, February 1, 2008

Semi hits trailer on Minnesota highway

Semi hits trailer on Minnesota highway

A 60-year-old Slayton, Minn., man escaped serious injury this morning when the semi he was driving collided with a trailer that had come loose from a pickup driving in front of him.

Roger A. Hamann was treated and released at an area hospital after his semi struck spun out of control and landed on its side on Highway 30 east of Hadley, Minn., according to Minnesota State Patrol officials.

The accident happened at 8:47 a.m.

The driver of the Ford pickup, Brent Staab, 24, of Slayton, was unaware that he had lost the trailer, patrol officials said.

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