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An 18-wheeler lays on its side on the southbound shoulder of Hwy. 12 just north of I-94 on Monday afternoon, Sept. 16. The semi-truck tipped as it was turning south onto the highway from Brakke Drive. The Wisconsin State Patrol says 10 pallets of stainless steel containers inside the trailer shifted, causing the trailer to overturn and bringing the tractor with it. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)

Tractor-trailer overturns when load shifts rounding corner

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An unsecured load is the reason a semi tractor-trailer ended up on its side after rounding a corner from Brakke Drive onto southbound Hwy. 12 in the town of Hudson, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.


The accident happened shortly after 2 p.m. Monday.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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