I-94 closed westbound after semi crashes, spills its load

The interstate is closed west in Otter Tail County.
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Interstate 94 is closed westbound in west-central Minnesota after a semi-trailer crashed on Friday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol's Jesse Grabow says the closure is in place at exit 38, for Rothsay in Otter Tail County.

The truck and trailer lost its load, blocking the westbound lanes. The road is expected to be closed for several hours.

There are no injuries in the incident, with westbound traffic being routed off the freeway at exit 38.

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