Beet truck driver treated, released after rollover
CLARA CITY -- A Houston, Texas, man who was driving a semi hauling sugar beets was treated and released at Rice Memorial Hospital after a semi truck accident around 7:25 p.m. Wednesday on State Highway 40.
According to the State Patrol, Edgardo B. Diaz, 33, was driving a 2007 Sterling semi that ran off the road and landed on its side about 1 ½ miles east of Chippewa County 2. The truck was loaded with sugar beets. Diaz was wearing his seatbelt.