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Semi rollover on I-494 interchange

A semi-trailer open-bed truck capsized Monday, May 3, at about 9 a.m. on the Bailey Road interchange over Interstate 494 in Newport. Newport police and fire were called to the scene in addition to the Minnesota Highway Patrol, which is investigating the cause of the accident. The driver of the truck, which was carrying cement blocks, was taken to Regions Hospital. Newport firefighters applied an absorbing compound to soak up any oil leaking from the engine.

- Judy Spooner