Monticello Driver Involved in Semi Rollover

crash41A semi driver from Monticello was involved in a rollover in Linn County Monday morning. The Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the Highway 13/Highway 30 southbound exit ramp. 26-year old Benjamin Hogan lost control on the ramp, striking the guardrail and overturning onto its side. The semi was pulling a livestock trailer that had nearly one-hundred eighty hogs inside. Several of the hogs were killed or injured in the accident. The ramp was closed for a short time as DOT road crews repaired the damaged guard railings and removed the hogs from the damaged trailer.

 

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