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SEMI HAULING GRAIN ROLLS OVER ON I-29

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THE ROLLOVER OF A SEMI TRUCK AND TRAILER HAULING GRAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON ON INTERSTATE 29 RESULTED IN MINOR INJURIES AND A TRAFFIC CITATION FOR THE DRIVER.

SIOUX CITY POLICE SAY THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED JUST AFTER 1 P.M.ON I-29 SOUTHBOUND AT MILE MARKER 139.

POLICE SAY THE DRIVER APPARENTLY LOST CONTROL, PARTIALLY LEFT THE ROADWAY AND ROLLED ONTO ITS SIDE.

GRAIN SPILLED FROM THE TRAILER, TEMPORARILY CLOSING ONE LANE OF THE INTERSTATE.

THE DRIVER, 70-YEAR-OLD LENARD ARENS OF LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, WAS TAKEN TO MERCYONE MEDICAL CENTER WITH MINOR INJURIES.

WITNESSES STATED THAT THE TRAILER BEGAN SWAYING BACK AND FORTH BEFORE THE ACCIDENT.

ARENS WAS CITED FOR FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL.