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A employee from Jerry's Towing works on the bottom of a semi tractor that overturned on the southbound lanes of Hwy. 12 at Brakke Drive just after 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16. It appeared that the driver was turning south onto Hwy. 12 from Brakke Drive when the lightly loaded trailer tipped, bringing the tractor with it. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)

Semi-truck overturns on Hwy. 12 at truck stop

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A semi tractor-trailer overturned on the southbound shoulder of Hwy 12. at Brakke Drive just after 2 p.m. Monday.

No one appeared to be injured. The driver was seen walking about the scene and talking to a law enforcement officer shortly after the accident.


The St. Croix County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Hudson Fire Department and at least four wreckers from Jerry's Towing were at the scene.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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