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Semi rolls, blocking Highway 61 at 316

WELCH TOWNSHIP—A semi tractor and trailer rolled and then blocked the southbound lanes of Highway 61 at Highway 316 for several hours Saturday, June 22.

The Volvo semi was heading south on Highway 61 at approximately 11:35 a.m. when the driver became distracted and lost control, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The driver's 7-year-old passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.

No names were available.