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No Injuries in fiery crash near Owatonna

Minnesota Department of Transportation

OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a section of I-35 south of Owatonna was closed for hours after a fiery crash.

The Patrol says a semi and a car were stopped in the right northbound lane Thursday afternoon due to traffic backups. Another semi crashed into the car, which then collided with the first semi. The trucks then caught on fire, sending a plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.

No injuries were reported

Traffic was detoured onto other roads. Southbound I-35 was reduced to one lane.

 

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