Semitrailer Crash in Northwestern MN Sets Pigs Loose

By KBJR News 1

Credit: Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol

Semitrailer Crash in Northwestern MN Sets Pigs Loose

April 14, 2013 Updated Apr 14, 2013 at 7:55 PM CDT

Barnesville, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Authorities closed a section of I-94 in Northwestern Minnesota after a crash involving several semitrailers set pigs loose along the interstate.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a crash near Barnesville Sunday involving several passenger vehicles and three semis, including one hauling pigs and one hauling cattle, caused the pigs to get loose and had authorities working to round them up.

The crash happened near exit 24 around 5 p.m. Sunday.

According to Northwestern Minnesota State Patrol PIO, Sgt. Jesse Grabow, traffic was blocked near the site of the crash.

Authorities helped load the pigs into another trailer.

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