Winds knock over semi on Highway 56

Published 5:25 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Winds from Tuesday afternoon’s storms were listed as the cause of a semi-wreck on Highway 56.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a wind gust blew over a 2021 Kenworth tractor driven by Todd J. Wolter, 62, of Denver, Iowa at 205th Street and blocked the road for a time.

The incident took place at around 2:48 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Wolter was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System-Austin with non-life threatening injuries.

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Adams Fire Department, Rose Creek Fire Department, the Mower County Sheriff’s Office and Mayo Ambulance responded.