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State Patrol Investigating Fatal Semi Crash In Central Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash after a semi truck went off the road in central Minnesota Saturday.

According to State Patrol, a Freightliner tractor trailer was westbound on Interstate 94 1 mile east of Highway 71 in Sauk Centre when it left the roadway. The truck then struck some trees.

The driver of the semi, 61-year-old  James Joseph Peifer, was killed in the crash.

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