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Truck driver injured when rig jackknifes on U.S. 61 in Lewis County

Posted: Jan. 16, 2013 8:38 am Updated: Jan. 30, 2013 9:15 am

LAGRANGE, Mo. -- A Holts Summit truck driver was injured at 7:52 p.m. Tuesday when his rig jackknifed on U.S. 61, one mile south of Route C in Lewis County.

Sean T. Rodriguez, 24, was taken by Lewis County Ambulance to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., for treatment of minor injuries.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the truck was southbound when it traveled off the left side of the highway and jackknifed the trailer. The rig then traveled back across the highway and came to rest in a ditch.

Also assisting were the LaGrange Police Department, LaGrange Fire and Rescue, and the Lewis County Sheriff's Department.

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