The Minnesota Department of Public Safety provides this image this morning of an incident in Monticello. The story goes like this:
This is something you don’t see everyday, a semi broke through the ice near I-94 near Monticello. Here is what we know happened, at 6:19am this semi was heading eastbound on I-94 went it went off the road. It went across a pond and broke through the ice. The driver crawled out of cab and across the ice to safety. The semi still in pond and recovery is underway. Driver sustained minor injuries.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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