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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to semi rollover

Watertown Fire Rescue News

Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a semi rollover on west Hwy 212 Thursday morning at approximately 1:22 am.  On scene crews found a semi hauling turkeys had rolled onto its passenger side covering both lanes of traffic.  Fire crews used a saws all to cut the front windshield out to extricate the driver who was taken to Prairie Lakes Healthcare System with minor injuries.  Fire crews remained on scene for 3 hours providing assistance to Performance Towing as the scene was cleared.  Also on scene providing assistance was the Codington County Sheriffs Office, Watertown Police Department, South Dakota Highway Patrol and Codington County Emergency Management.

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