Tanker Truck Driver Injured in Crash With 2nd Semi Near Claremont
Claremont, MN (KROC-AM News) - The driver of a semi-tanker truck was transported to St. Mary's Hospital following a crash with another truck on Highway 14 this morning.
The State Patrol says 50-year-old Robert See of Harlan Iowa was headed west in the tanker truck when he was involved in the collision with a second semi-truck shortly before 10:45 AM. The road surface at the location where the crash occurred was dry at the time.
The collision took place approximately 3 1/2 miles west of Claremont on a straight stretch of the highway near the 84th Avenue overpass in Steele County.
The State Patrol described the injuries suffered by See as non-life-threatening. The other truck driver, 63-year-old Mekonnen Doyamo of Andover, was not hurt.
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