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Second Street was closed Tuesday afternoon after a truck struck the railroad overpass, knocking the cargo onto the street. Photo by Dawn Marquart

Truck hauling roller hits Second Street railroad bridge

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Traffic on Second Street was blocked Tuesday afternoon when a southbound truck hauling an asphalt roller hit the railroad overpass just north of Lake Mallalieu. The incident occurred about 12:45 p.m. The jar from hitting the bridge knocked the roller off the truck. Initially the road was reduced to one lane, however, it closed totally at about 1:10 p.m. Jerry’s Towing was called in to remove the vehicle from the street.


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Doug Stohlberg
Doug Stohlberg has been part of the Hudson Star-Observer since 1973 and has been editor since 1987. He worked at the New Richmond News from 1971 to 1973. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.
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