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Semi Truck Filled With Diesel Involved In Accident


(Le Mars) -- A semi truck and tanker trailer filled with more than 7,000 gallons of diesel fuel rolled on its side Tuesday morning at about 9:30 a.m. on county road C-44, about six miles south of Le Mars.  The rig is owned by Hull Cooperative Association.  The Le Mars Fire and Rescue Department was  called to the scene to assist with the rescue of the driver and to watch for spilled fuel.  Fortunately, there was no spillage or leakage of the diesel fuel from the tanker trailer.  Although the cab of the truck was severly damaged, the driver of the truck suffered only minor injuries.  Fire officials remained on the scene for more than three hours.

 

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