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Semi-truck crash near Frenchtown blocks I-90 eastbound

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Courtesy: Frenchtown Rural Fire District Courtesy: Frenchtown Rural Fire District

Frenchtown rural firefighters and highway patrol responded to reports of a semi-truck crash around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

According to Frenchtown fire officials, the semi-truck temporarily blocked the right lane on eastbound I-90 near mile marker 80. Officials say the semi-truck hit a guardrail, went over the embankment and blocked one of the driving lanes. The injuries to the truck driver is unknown at this time.

Frenchtown fire says while responding to the incident, three of their firefighters were almost hit by a speeding car. Officials say traffic cones were set up while cleaning up the crash when a speeding driver not paying attention knocked over several traffic cones and narrowly missed hitting three firefighters. Highway patrol was present at the time and cited the driver for careless driving. 

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