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June 16, 2022

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Hwy 71 closed north of Hwy 68 due to overturned semi

WILLMAR, Minn. – (8:45 p.m.) Highway 71 is temporarily closed one-quarter mile north of Hwy 68 due to an overturned semi which is blocking both lanes. Traffic should follow detour signs or seek an alternate route. The road will reopen once the crash site has been cleared, which is estimated to take two to three hours.