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Driver loses life when accident closes K-14

 

Emergency personnel watch from Highway 14 as the white smashed semi tractor cab continues to smolder (lower right) in the east ditch. In this picture, most of the tires have burned and a large hole can be seen in the tanker. Debris was scattered to the east in the adjoining pasture.

Scott Sell, a 50-year-old truck driver from Hastings was killed in a one-vehicle accident last Wednesday afternoon. He lost control of double-trailer truck he was driving on Highway 14 south of Superior.

The accident happened about 1.5 miles south of the stateline at about 12:45 p.m.

The south-bound truck caught fire and heavy black smoke was seen rising from the accident scene as emergency responders sped to the scene. Observers in the area reported hearing the vehicle's tires exploding.

Barricades were placed blocking Highway 14 at the stateline and at North Shore Road. Drivers were...



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